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Marine Fisheries - Tagged Species Overview

Marine Fisheries

 

Tagged Species Overview

N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries Tagging Program
Tagged Fish

Common Name

Scientific Name

Also Known As

red drum Red Drum  Sciaenops ocellatus  channel bass, redfish, puppy drum, spottail bass
speckled trout

Spotted Seatrout

Cynoscion nebulosus  speckled trout, southern spotted weakfish, speck
Southern flounder  Southern Flounder  Paralichthys lethostigma  flounder
Striped bass

 Striped Bass

 Morone saxatilis  rockfish, rock, striper
white perchyellow perch

White Perch

 

Yellow Perch

 White: 
Morone americana

Yellow:
Perca flavescens

 

 

gray perch, blue-nosed perch, silver perch,
sea perch
dolphin - mahi mahi

Dolphin

Coryphaena hippurus  dolphinfish, mahi mahi
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