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N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources

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Marine Fisheries - Coastal Fish 5

Marine Fisheries

Fish Finder

North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries' Guide to What's Catching

INSHORE/COASTAL FISH
 

Pinfish

Lagodon rhomboides
State Record
Detailed information

 

Pinfish
 

Pompano

Trachinotus carolinus
State Record
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Pompano

Red Drum

Channel Bass, Puppy Drum, Redfish
Sciaenops ocellatus
N.C.'s State Saltwater Fish
Size and Catch Limits
State Record
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Red drum

Sea Mullet

Whiting, Southern Kingfish*
Menticirrhus americanus
State Record
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*N.C. is home to several very similar species of kingfishes commonly referred to as sea mullets.

 

Sea mullet

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All fish illustrations by Duane Raver, Jr. from the book Fisherman's Guide: Fishes of the Southeastern United States.
Email Steve.Mehan@ncdenr.gov for information on the use of these images.

N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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