Friday, September 5, 2008

Protected Fish Species of Bermuda

Capture is not permitted for the following fish species in Bermuda.

Red Grouper Epinephelus morio
Snowy Grouper Epinephelus niveatus
Nassau Grouper Epinephelus striatus
Tarpon Megalops atlanticus
Gag Mycteroperca microlepis
Tiger Grouper Mycteroperca tigris
Yellowfin Grouper Mycteroperca venenosa
Whale Shark Rhincodon typus
Midnight Parrotfish Scarus coelestinus
Blue Parrotfish Scarus coeruleus
Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia
Striped Parrotfish Scarus iseri
Queen Parrotfish Scarus vetula
Mutton Hamlet Alphestes afer
Princess Parrotfish Scarus taeniopterus
Redtail Parrotfish Sparisoma chrysopterum
Yellowtail (Redfin) Parrotfish Sparisoma rubripinne
Stoplight Parrotfish Sparisoma viride
Greenblotch Parrotfish Sparisoma atomarium
Redband Parrotfish Sparisoma aurofrenatum
Bucktooth Parrotfish Sparisoma radians
Lined Seahorse Hippocampus erectus
Longsnout Seahorse Hippocampus reidi

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