Grunt, French



Haemulon flavolineatum




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  • Bag Limit 5

  • Vessel Limit 15

  • Aggregate Information Name: Other Reef Fish Limit: 5

  • Additional Notes
    You may harvest 5 "Other Reef Fish" per person per day or 15 "Other Reef Fish" per vessel per day, whichever is less. For a list of "Other Reef Fish" see NOAA Fisheries US Caribbean.
    Groupers, snappers, and parrotfishes are not included in "Other Reef Fish".

  • Additional Notes
    Federal regulations are no longer in effect for this species.
    State regulations may apply.

    To see state regulations: tap the blue location bar at the bottom of the app, tap Map Location, then zoom in/out and drag the map so the crosshairs are in your state's waters (within 3 miles of shore), then tap Set Location. Confirm state waters are listed in blue at the top of the screen. Once you tap the white X at the top left of the screen, you will see the relevant state regulations.

  • Bag Limit 20

  • Aggregate Information Name: Reef Fish Limit: 20

  • Additional Notes
    No minimum or maximum size limit. No closed season.

  • Additional Notes
    No established bag limit or size limit in SC state waters.

  • Vessel Limit 20

  • Gear Hook and Line Only

  • Aggregate Information Name: Demersal Limit: 20

  • Additional Notes
    Sportfishing Vessel limit for demersal fish is 20 fish or 60 pounds of fish.

  • Additional Notes
    No minimum size limit. Bag limit = 100 pounds.

  • Additional Notes
    No established size limit or bag limit. General limit of 100 pounds applies.

  • Additional Notes
    Hunting, trapping, netting, capture, or removal of any fish, turtle, crawfish, conch, whelk, or any marine and/or fisheries resource is prohibited. You are within a National Park managed by the Bahamas National Trust. Please contact 242-393-11317 for more information.

For a list of official country and state regulations, visit here