Saltwater Fish

This section highlights some of the great diversity of saltwater fishes that Florida has to offer and provides angling tips and identification information. For regulations, please visit MyFWC.com or pick up a copy of the Florida Fishing Regulations - Saltwater Edition, wherever licenses are sold. For those unfamiliar with the parts of a fish, a diagram is available for reference.





FWC Facts:
Red tides have been documented along Florida's Gulf coast since the 1840s and likely occurred earlier. Fish kills around Tampa Bay were mentioned in the logs of Spanish explorers.

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