Goliath Grouper

Scientific name: Epinephelus itajara (Lichtenstein, 1822)

Common name: Goliath grouper (formerly known as Jewfish)

Commercially Prohibited Species
May not be commercially (or recreationally) harvested and/or sold in Florida.

* These are unofficial designations, please see Florida Administrative Code Chapter 68B for specifics,

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Flounder begin their lives with eyes on either side of their head. As they grow, one eye migrates so that both eyes are on the same side of the head.

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