Scientific name: Epinephelus striatus (Bloch, 1792)
Common name: Nassau Grouper
Commercially Prohibited Species
May not be commercially (or recreationally) harvested and/or sold in Florida.
Key identifying feature: a black spot on the base of the tail.
* These are unofficial designations, please see Florida Administrative Code Chapter 68B for specifics, https://www.flrules.org/.
Image Credit: Doug Morrison, National Park Service