Goliath Grouper

Have you seen this fish? We need your help locating juvenile or adult Goliath Grouper.

Goliath grouper illustration

© Diane Rome Peebles.
Illustration provided for viewing purposes only

 

GOLIATH GROUPER ARE PROTECTED BY LAW.
DO NOT REMOVE THE TAG OR ATTEMPT TO HARVEST THE FISH.

REPORT SIGHTINGS TO:

  • FWC Angler Tag Return Hotline 1-800-367-4461
  • tagreturn@MyFWC.com
  • The Institute for Fishery Resource Ecology
    Department of Biological Science
    Florida State University
    Tallahassee, FL 32306-1100

INFORMATION NEEDED

  • Your name, address, phone number, and e-mail
  • Fish's location, depth, and date seen
  • Fish's estimated total length
  • Tag number, bead pattern (if beaded tag), and photo if possible



FWC Facts:
Flounder begin their lives with eyes on either side of their head. As they grow, one eye migrates so that both eyes are on the same side of the head.

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