Amberjack, Lesser

Shape

Synonyms

Seriola fasciata

Edibility

Very good

Regulations

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  • Bag Limit 20

  • Gear Circle Hooks & Dehooking

  • Aggregate Information Name: General Limit: 20

  • Additional Notes
    No minimum size limit.
    Must be landed with head and fins intact.
    If you are bringing fish back to the U.S. from the Bahamas by water, please see Bringing fish back from the Bahamas.

    Commercial regulations for South Atlantic Federal Waters
    OPEN effective January 1, 2018.
    Size Limit: None
    Trip Limit: None
    Commercial fishermen are required to use dehooking tools when fishing for snapper grouper species. The use of non-stainless steel circle hooks (offset or non-offset) is required for all species in the snapper grouper complex when using hook-and-line gear with natural baits in waters North of 28 degrees N. latitude.
    After the commercial quota is met, all purchase and sale is prohibited and harvest and/or possession is limited to the recreational bag limit. This prohibition does not apply to fish harvested, landed, and sold prior to the quota being reached and held in cold storage by a dealer. Quotas are given in gutted weights.
    Annual Catch Limit (ACL) – This species is managed under an ACL. See current information on Commercial ACLs (quotas) from NOAA Fisheries.

    For more information, see: Lesser Amberjack Commercial Regulations

  • Bag Limit 5

  • Measurements Max Size: 22 in Min Size: 14 in Fork Length

  • Gear Circle Hooks & Dehooking

  • Aggregate Information Name: Small Seriola Limit: 5

  • Bag Limit 5

  • Measurements Max Size: 22 in Min Size: 14 in Fork Length

  • Gear Circle Hooks

  • Aggregate Information Name: Small Seriola Limit: 5

  • Bag Limit 5

  • Measurements Max Size: 22 in Min Size: 14 in Fork Length

  • Gear Dehooking

  • Aggregate Information Name: Small Seriola Limit: 5

  • Bag Limit 20

  • Measurements Max Size: 22 in Min Size: 14 in Fork Length

  • Aggregate Information Name: Reef Fish Limit: 20

  • Additional Notes
    There is a twenty (20) fish aggregate creel limit for reef fish species for which there is no other creel limit. See outdooralabama.com for more details.

  • Gear Hook and Line Only

  • Bag Limit 20

  • Gear Circle Hooks & Dehooking

  • Aggregate Information Name: Reef Fish Limit: 20

  • Bag Limit 5

  • Measurements Max Size: 22 in Min Size: 14 in Fork Length

  • Gear Circle Hooks

  • Aggregate Information Name: Small Seriola Limit: 5

  • Bag Limit 20

  • Gear Dehooking Required

  • Aggregate Information Name: General Limit: 20

  • Bag Limit 5

  • Measurements Max Size: 22 in Min Size: 14 in Fork Length

  • Gear Circle Hooks

  • Aggregate Information Name: Small Seriola Limit: 5

  • Bag Limit 20

  • Aggregate Information Name: Reef Fish Limit: 20

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

  • Gigging Prohibited

  • 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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