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Jack, Bar

Scientific name: Carangoides ruber (Bloch, 1793)

Common name: Bar Jack

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Food and Bait Code: 395 - Jack, bar (pounds) and 396 - Jack, bar (numbers)
Marine Life Code: 882 - Jack, other *

License and Endorsements Required for Commercial Harvest:
SPL - Saltwater Products License

* These are unofficial designations, please see Florida Administrative Code Chapter 68B for specifics, https://www.flrules.org/.


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