Grouper, Marbled (Juvenile)


Grouper, Marbled (Juvenile)

Scientific name: Epinephelus inermis (Valenciennes)

Common name: Marbled Grouper
[above photo is a juvenile]

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Food and Bait Code: 435 - Grouper, marbled

License and Endorsements Required for Commercial harvest:
SPL - Saltwater Products License
RS - Restricted Species Endorsement
FP - Federal Permit

* These are unofficial designations, please see Florida Administrative Code Chapter 68B for specifics,

** National Marine Fisheries Service Southeast Regional Office, Fishery Permits:

For more Commercial Fisheries information see the Commercial Saltwater Fishing section.

Image Credit: Don DeMaria

FWC Facts:
Whooping cranes eat aquatic invertebrates (insects, crustaceans and mollusks), small vertebrates (fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals), roots, acorns and berries.

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