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Searobin, Leopard

Scientific name: Prionotus scitulus Jordan and Gilbert, 1882

Common name: Searobin

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Food and Bait Code: 299 - Searobins
Marine Life Code: 877 - Searobin

License and Endorsements Required for Commercial Harvest:
SPL - Saltwater Products License

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


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