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Chub-Bermuda

Chub, Bermuda

Scientific name: Kyphosus sectator (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common name: Bermuda Chub

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 692 - Chub, Bermuda

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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