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Red bass

Scientific nameLutjanus gibbus
Size limits on takesNo take
Possession limits on takesNo take
Description
  • red body with yellow on the gill cover and at the base of the pectoral fin
  • deep notch in the front edge of the preopercular margin
  • soft dorsal, anal and tail fork has a white margin
  • older fish have a distinct paddle-shaped tail fin