Triggerfish, Queen

Shape

Synonyms

n/a

Edibility

Excellent

Regulations

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  • Additional Notes
    This beautiful species is not subject to any federal management measures (e.g., federal regulations).
    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, 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.

  • 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    Federal regulations are no longer in effect for this species.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.

  • Gear Marine Life

  • License Required
    Recreational saltwater fishing license

  • Additional Notes
    Queen Triggerfish bag limit = zero when fishing for dinner.
    State regulations apply in Federal waters. Sale of recreationally caught organisms is prohibited.

    Queen Triggerfish are regulated by FWC as aquarium species, so you may collect them if you intend on displaying them in a saltwater aquarium. For more detailed regulations, see see MyFWC.com/AquariumSpecies.
    If you harvest any aquarium species, they must be kept alive and landed alive. They must be maintained in a continuously circulating live well, aeration or oxygenation system of adequate size to maintain these organisms in a healthy condition is required.

  • Gear Marine Life

  • Additional Notes
    Queen Triggerfish bag limit = zero when fishing for dinner.
    State regulations apply in Federal waters. Sale of recreationally caught organisms is prohibited.

    Queen Triggerfish are regulated by FWC as aquarium species, so you may collect them if you intend on displaying them in a saltwater aquarium. For more detailed regulations, see see MyFWC.com/AquariumSpecies.
    If you harvest any aquarium species, they must be kept alive and landed alive. They must be maintained in a continuously circulating live well, aeration or oxygenation system of adequate size to maintain these organisms in a healthy condition is required.

  • Additional Notes
    No established bag limit or size limit.

  • 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.

  • Gear Hook and Line Only

  • 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.

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