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Triggerfish, Gray

Scientific name: Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789

Common name: Gray Triggerfish

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Food and Bait Code: 234 - Triggerfish *
Marine Life Code: 677 - Triggerfish, other

* Gray Triggerfish are restricted, some species require ML endorsement.

License and Endorsements Required for Commercial Harvest:
SPL - Saltwater Products License
RS - Restricted Species Endorsement

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


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