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Marine Fisheries - Tagged Species Overview

Marine Fisheries

 
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Tagged Species Overview

Tagged Fish

Proper Name

Scientific Name

Nicknames

red drum Red drum Scomberomorus cavalla 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, flat fish
Striped bass  Striped Bass Morone saxatilis Rockfish, rock, striper
white perch White Perch
Yellow Perch
White:
Morone americana
White:
Gray perch, blue-nosed perch, silver perch, sea perch
dolphin - mahi mahi Dolphin Coryphaena hippurus Dolphinfish, mahi mahi
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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