Parrotfish, Midnight juvenile

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Parrotfish, Midnight juvenile

Scientific name: Scarus coelestinus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840

Common name: Midnight Parrotfish (juvenile)

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Food and Bait Code: 451 - Parrotfish
Marine Life Code: 890 - Parrotfish, midnight

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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