Trunkfish, Smooth

Scientific name: Lactophrys triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common English name: Smooth Trunkfish

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 879 - Trunkfish

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

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

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FWC Facts:
Brown hoplo, a nonnative, armored catfish, is found throughout central and south Florida. They can survive in low-oxygen backwaters and ditches, where they gulp air at the surface.

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