Fish Identification - Saltwater Recreational Fishing License Program
This section highlights some of the great diversity of saltwater fishes that Florida has to offer and provides angling tips and identification information.
Cusk: Like the cod, the cusk is a cool water fish and is found on hard, rough bottom habitat. Look for the continuous dorsal fin to assist with identification. very good eating although they are dificult to filet. Season: Year round Baits and Lures: Same as cod. Methods and Tackle: Same as cod. Mass. Saltwater Fishing Derby Minimum Weight: 20lbs State Record: 34 lbs - 4 oz.
Also available from the links in this article are angling tips and additional identification information from the FWC. For and other research, please visit , 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 is available for reference.
Saltwater Fish Identification - Indian River County
Saltwater Fish Identification - Space Coast Florida
Resource for saltwater fish species identification and information, full color pictures and images of saltwater fish and featured web sites with salt water fishing products. Recreational fishermen from Maine to Texas can now keep track of saltwater fishing regulations just by looking at their smartphone. A free app, Fish Rules, provides images of various species for identification and lets fishermen know in real time if a fish is in season at their location, how many they can keep, minimum size, bag and vessel limit, and more.This section of Space Coast Florida displays some of the great diversity of saltwater fish that Florida has to offer the local angler. The images provided below can be a good general reference for saltwater fish identification. There are also links provided for each fish species which will provide additional helpful information. Fish pictures of each type of marine fish are provided within each fish guide. These not only help with saltwater fish identification, but aid in choosing pet fish. The fish guides also have in-depth fish information, covering everything from their native place of origin and when first scientifically described, to the habitats and behaviors of each species. Each guide then provides the fish care needed to successfully keep them in a saltwater aquarium. Our list of saltwater fish covers a wide array of species from marine aquarium fish to exotic species. Each fish guide offers salt water fish information starting with where they are found and their habitat, followed with fish care, behaviors, and compatibility. Fish pictures are provided with each guide to help choose a pet and aid as a fish identification guide.The list of saltwater angelfish below include many aquarium fish species. Each fish guide has in-depth angelfish information about their places of origin, habitats and behaviors as well as the fish care needed for successfully keeping angelfish aquariums. Angelfish pictures are also provided within each fish guide to help with saltwater fish identification, and aid in choosing pet fish.