Snapper, Black

Shape

Synonyms

n/a

Edibility

Excellent

Regulations

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    Federal regulations are no longer in effect for this species.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

  • Bag Limit 10

  • Gear Circle Hooks

  • Aggregate Information Name: Snapper Limit: 10

  • Additional Notes
    No minimum size limit.

  • Bag Limit 10

  • Gear Dehooking

  • Aggregate Information Name: Snapper Limit: 10

  • Additional Notes
    No minimum size limit.

  • Bag Limit 10

  • Gear Circle Hooks & Dehooking

  • Aggregate Information Name: Snapper Limit: 10

  • Additional Notes
    No minimum size limit.
    For seasons, bag limits, size limits, or closures contact South Atlantic Council (SAMFC) at 1-843-571-4366 or safmc.net and see the most recent NCDENR Proclamation.

  • Bag Limit 20

  • Aggregate Information Name: Reef Fish Limit: 20

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

  • Bag Limit 10

  • Measurements Min Size: 12 in Total Length

  • Gear Dehooking Required

  • Aggregate Information Name: Snapper Limit: 10

  • 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
    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