Types of Fish in Florida

Marco Island Naples Florida Fish Species Guide


  • Minimum size limit is no less than 26″ or more than 34″
  • December 15 through January 31, June, July, and August of each year
  • Daily recreational bag limit is one per person per day in the Gulf
  • Snook permit is required whenever a saltwater license is required. Illegal to possess Snook more than 34″ long
  • Illegal to buy or sell
  • Some types of Snook are Fat Snook, Common Snook, Swordspine Snook, Tarpon Snook


  • Recreational bag limit is two fish possession
  • Requires $50 Tarpon tag to possess or harvest
  • Non-edible
  • Ladyfish is also a type of Tarpon


  • Minimum size limit is 20″
  • No closed season
  • Daily recreational bag limit is five per person per day
  • Bank Sea Bass, Black Sea Bass and Rock Sea Bass are types of Grouper
  • There are also various other types of Grouper whose names include Grouper


  • Closed November 1 through April 14 (Gulf Only)
  • Minimum size limit is 16″
  • Daily recreational bag limit is four per person per day
  • Types of Snapper include: Blackfin Snapper, Cubera Snapper, Dog Snapper, Gray Snapper, Lane Snapper, Mahogany Snapper, Mutton Snapper, Queen Snapper, Red Snapper, Schoolmaster, Silk Snapper, Vermilion Snapper and Yellowtail Snapper

Sea Trout

  • Minimum size limit is no less than 15″ or more than 20″
  • Season closed November and December
  • Recreational bag limit is five per person per day
  • May possess one fish over the maximum size limit
  • Sea Trout is a type of Drum, other types of Drum include Atlantic Croaker and Silver Perch, as well as others.

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