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Snapper Grouper Complex Species

Snappers

Groupers

 

Triggerfish

Grunts

Sea Basses

Blackfin snapper

Black grouper

Wreckfish

Gray triggerfish

Cottonwick**

Bank sea bass**

Cubera snapper

Coney

Yellowedge grouper

Ocean triggerfish**

Margate

Black sea bass

Gray snapper

Gag

Yellowfin grouper

 

Sailors choice

Rock sea bass**

Lane snapper

Goliath grouper*

Yellowmouth grouper

Jacks

Tomtate

 

Mutton snapper

Graysby

 

Almaco jack

White grunt

 

Queen snapper

Misty grouper

Porgys

Banded rudderfish

 

 

Red snapper

Nassau grouper*

Jolthead porgy

Bar jack

Spadefishes

 

Silk snapper

Red grouper

Knobbed porgy

Greater amberjack

Spadefish

 

Vermilion snapper

Red hind

Longspine porgy**

Lesser amberjack

 

 

Yellowtail snapper

Rock hind

Red porgy

 

Wrasses

 

 

Scamp

Saucereye porgy

Tilefishes

Hogfish

 

 

Speckled hind*

Scup

Blueline tilefish

 

 

 

Snowy grouper

Whitebone porgy

Golden tilefish

 

 

 

Warsaw grouper*

 

Sand tilefish

 

 

*Harvest prohibited
** Ecosystem component species (not subject to annual catch limits or management measures)


Table 1.
Eastern boundary coordinates for the seasonal black sea bass pot closure from November 1 through 30 and April 1 through 30 each year.

Point

N. Latitude

W.  Longitude

Point

N. Latitude

W. Longitude

1

35° 15’

State/EEZ Boundary

19

33° 06’

78° 31’

2

35° 15’

75° 09’

20

33° 05’

78° 40’

3

35° 06’

75° 22’

21

33° 01’

78° 43’

4

35° 06’

75° 39’

22

32° 56’

78° 57’

5

35° 01’

75° 47’

23

32° 44’

79° 04’

6

34° 54’

75° 46’

24

32° 42’

79° 13’

7

34° 52’

76° 04’

25

32° 34’

79° 23’

8

34° 33’

76° 22’

26

32° 25’

79° 25’

9

34° 23’

76° 18’

27

32° 23’

79° 37’

10

34° 21’

76° 27’

28

31° 53’

80° 09’

11

34° 25’

76° 51’

29

31° 31’

80° 33’

12

34° 09’

77° 19’

30

30° 43’

80° 49’

13

33° 44’

77° 38’

31

30° 30’

81° 01’

14

33° 25’

77° 27’

32

29° 45’

81° 01’

15

33° 22’

77° 40’

33

29° 31’

80° 58’

16

33° 28’

77° 41’

34

29° 13’

80° 52’

17

33° 32’

77° 53’

35

29° 13’

State/EEZ Boundary

18

33° 22’

78° 26’

 

 

 


Table 2. Eastern boundary coordinates for the seasonal black sea bass pot closure from December 1 through March 31 each year.

Point

N. Latitude

W.  Longitude

Point

N. Latitude

W. Longitude

1

35° 15’

State/EEZ Boundary

15

33° 01’

78° 38’

2

35° 15’

75° 08’

16

32° 40’

79° 01’

3

34° 58’

75° 41’

17

32° 36’

79° 18’

4

34° 49’

75° 50’

18

32° 19’

79° 22’

5

34° 47’

76° 05’

19

32° 16’

79° 37’

6

34° 31’

76° 18’

20

32° 03’

79° 48’

7

34° 20’

76° 13’

21

31° 39’

80° 27’

8

34° 12’

77° 00’

22

30° 58’

80° 47’

9

33° 43’

77° 30’

23

30° 13’

81° 01’

10

33° 21’

77° 21’

24

29° 32’

80° 39’

11

33° 18’

77° 41’

25

29° 22’

80° 44’

12

33° 22’

77° 56’

26

28° 50’

80° 22’

13

33° 12’

78° 20’

27

28° 21’

80° 18’

14

33° 05’

78° 22’

28

28° 21’

State/EEZ Boundary

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