Eel, Goldentail Moray

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Eel, Goldentail Moray

Scientific name: Gymnothorax miliaris (Kaup, 1856)

Common name: Goldentail Moray

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 583 - Moray, goldentail
Food and Bait Code: 277 - Eel, moray

License and Endorsements Required for Commercial Harvest:
SPL - Saltwater Products License
RS - Restricted Species Endorsement
ML - Marine Life Endorsement

* These are unofficial designations, please see Florida Administrative Code Chapter 68B for specifics, https://www.flrules.org/.


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