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Below is a list of federally managed species sighted or caught at oil and gas platforms. The list does not include migratory fish managed by NMFS. federal pictures.jpg (350669 bytes)

King mackerel

Scomberomorus cavalla

Spanish mackerel

Scomberomorus maculatus

Cobia  

Rachycentron canadum

Cero

Scomberomorus regalis

Little tuny

Euthynnus alletteratus

Dolphin

Coryphaena hippurus

Bluefish

Pomatomus saltatrix

Red drum

Sciaenops ocellatus

Mutton snapper

Lutjanus analis

Schoolmaster 

Lutjanus apodus

Red snapper

Lutjanus campechanus

Cubera snapper

Lutjanus cyanopterus

Gray(mangrove) snapper

Lutjanus griseus

Dog snapper

Lutjanus jocu

Lane snapper

Lutjanus synagris

Yellowtail snapper

Ocyurus chrysurus

Wenchman

Pristipomoides aquilonaris

Wermilion snapper

Rhomboplites aurorubens

Silk snapper

Lutjanus vivanus

Rock hind

Epinephelus adscensionis

Speckled hind

Epinephelus drummondhayi

Yellowedge grouper

Epinephelus flavolimbatus

Red hind

Epinephelus guttatus

Jewfish

Epinephelus itajara

Red grouper

Epinephelus morio

Warsaw grouper

Epinephelus nigritus

Snowy grouper

Epinephelus niveatus

Black grouper

Mycteroperca bonaci

Yellowmouth grouper

Mycteroperca interstitialis

Gag

Mycteroperca microlepis

Scamp

Mycteroperca phenax

Yellowfin grouper

Mycteroperca venenosa

Marbled grouper

Epinephelus inermis

Greater amberjack

Seriola dumerili

Lesser amberjack

Seriola fasciata

Almaco jack

Seriola rivoliana

Banded rudderfish

Seriola zonata

Gray triggerfish

Balistes capriscus

Hogfish

Lachnolaimus maximus

Spiny lobster Panulirus argus
Stone crab Menippe mercenaria

Check out species that have been identified at Texas oil and gas platforms. Courtesy of  Reef Environmental Educational Foundation REEF

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