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The purpose of the species accounts is to provide interested readers with summaries of the biology and fisheries for particular species. For more information, view the species accounts overview from the full report.



Atlantic Croaker (Micropogonias undulatus)

Atlantic Thread Herring (Opisthonema oglinum)

Ballyhoo (Hemiramphus brasiliensis) and Balao (H. balao)

Black Drum (Pogonias cromis)

Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix)

Bonefish (Albula vulpes)

Cobia (Rachycentron canadum)

Common Snook (Centropomus undecimalis)

Crevalle Jack (Caranx hippos)

Dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus)

Florida Pompano (Trachinotus carolinus)

Flounders (Paralichthys spp.)

Gag (Mycteroperca microlepis)

Gray Snapper (Lutjanus griseus)

Greater Amberjack (Seriola dumerili)

Hogfish (Lachnolaimus maximus)

King Mackerel (Scomberomorus cavalla)

Kingfishes

Ladyfish (Elops saurus)

Lane Snapper (Lutjanus synagris)

Menhaden (Brevoortia spp.)

Permit (Trachinotus falcatus)

Pigfish (Orthopristis chrysoptera)

Pinfish (Lagodon rhomboides)

Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus)

Red Grouper (Epinephelus morio)

Red Snapper (Lutjanus campechanus)

Sea catfishes (Ariidae)

Sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus)

Spanish Mackerel (Scomberomorus maculatus)

Spanish Sardine (Sardinella aurita)

Spot (Leiostomus xanthurus)

Spotted Seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus)

Striped Mullet (Mugil cephalus)

Tarpon (Megalops atlanticus)

Tomtate (Haemulon aurolineatum)

Triggerfishes (Balistidae)

Tripletail (Lobotes surinamensis)

Vermilion Snapper (Rhomboplites aurorubens)

Weakfish (Cynoscion regalis)

White Grunt (Haemulon plumierii)

Yellowtail Snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)