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Gray Triggerfish

Have you signed up for the state Reef Fish Survey yet?

All anglers on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of Florida who intend to fish for or harvest certain reef fish from a private vessel are required to obtain the State Reef Fish Angler designation, and renew annually.

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Gulf State Waters

Minimum Size Limit: 15" fork length

Daily Bag Limit: 1 per person


  • Open March 1-May 31 And Aug. 1 - Dec. 31.


Atlantic State Waters

Minimum Size Limit: 12" fork length

Daily Bag Limit: 10 per person

Season: Open year-round

Special regulations apply for this species when fishing in Biscayne National Park.

Other Regulations

Gray Triggerfish measurements

Gear Requirements:

Federal Waters:

Season opens annually March 1-May 31 and Aug. 1-Dec. 31 (potential early quote closures) 15' FL: 1 fish bag limit within 20 reef fish aggregate.

Atlantic: 12" FL: up to 10 per person within the 20 fish "other" snapper grouper aggregate bag limit.

Queen triggerfish are managed as marine life species and must be kept alive until landed. Learn more about regulations for this and other marine life species.