Florida 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.

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FWC Facts:
The star coral may live for several centuries and grow to the size of an automobile. Its growth rate ranges from about 1/4 inch to 3/4 inch of yearly outward expansion.

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