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Angelfish, Gray

Scientific name: Pomacanthus arcuatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common name: Gray Angelfish
Spanish name: chivirica gris

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Food and Bait Code: 450 - Angelfish
Marine Life Code: 501 - Angelfish, gray

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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