Mirrorwing Flyingfish Hirundichthys speculiger / 49. Polkadot Batfish Ogcocephalus cubifrons / 47. Tan Hamlet Hypoplectrus randallorum / 23. Sargassum Pipefish Syngnathus pelagicus / 8. Gulf Shad Alosa alabamae / 28. White Catfish Ameiurus catus / 7. Yellowtail Snapper Ocyurus chrysurus / 2. They are part of a historic Florida dish, “Grits and Grunts”. Spotted Whiff Citharichthys macrops / 23. They are snapperlike but lack canine teeth. Bicolor Damselfish Stegastes partitus / 7. Twospot Flounder Bothus robinsi / 4. Spotted Spikefish Hollardia meadi / 42. Mangrove Mosquitofish Gambusia rhizophorae / 52. Spotted Drum Equetus punctatus / 2. Sergeant Major Abudefduf saxatilis / 15. Florida Scientist. Scrawled Sole Trinectes inscriptus / 3. These are the top types of Snapper in Florida. Atlantic Silverstripe Halfbeak Hyporhamphus unifasciatus / 44. Species – plumieri Common Names. Slimehead Grenadier Ventrifossa mucocephalus / 36. Dusky Anchovy Anchoa lyolepis / 17. Pygmy Killifish Leptolucania ommata / 25. Ocean Triggerfish Canthidermis sufflamen / 10. Butter Hamlet Hypoplectrus unicolor / 25. Their abundance on coral and rocky reefs, ledges, and hard bottoms has led to a high-value fishery (1.8 million pounds landed in Florida in 2009 [FWRI 2010]). Spotted Goatfish Pseudupeneus maculatus, 1. FLORIDA FISH SPECIES. Twin-Spotted Frillfin Bathygobius geminatus / 23. Grunts are an unregulated species: Default Bag Limit for Unregulated Species: Two fish or 100 pounds per day -whichever is more. Banded Blenny Paraclinus fasciatus / 37. Bannerfin Shiner Cyprinella leedsi / 43. Sailors Choice Haemulon parra / 33. Indigo Hamlet Hypoplectrus indigo / 32. Mutton Snapper Lutjanus analis / 18. Bluespotted Searobin Prionotus roseus / 32. Eastern Mosquitofish Gambusia holbrooki / 53. Gulf Butterfish Peprilus burti / 26. Scaled Sardine Harengula jaguana / 32. Graysby Cephalopholis cruentata / 17. Marbled Moray Uropterygius macularius / 24. Catches for these newly-added species must be made on or after Jan. 1, 2019, to qualify. For smaller fish like white grunt, the limit is 100 pounds regardless of the number of fish it takes to reach that total weight. Black Drum Pogonias cromis / 9. American Butterfish Peprilus triacanthus / 28. Atlantic Threadfin Polydactylus octonemus / 35. Warsaw Grouper Hyporthodus nigritus / 10. Squirrelfish Holocentrus adscensionis / 9. To avoid fishing violations, it is well advised to be aware of them. Copper Shark Carcharhinus brachyurus / 10. The name says it all, with a stack of pan fried grunt fillets set atop a pile of freshly prepared grits. Smooth Hammerhead Sphyrna zygaena / 28. Bigeye Sixgill Shark Hexanchus nakamurai / 19. Brook Silverside Labidesthes sicculus / 14. Lancer Dragonet Callionymus bairdi / 37. Isn’t that what fishing is supposed to be about anyway…steady action, fresh fillets and fun in the sun? Flying Halfbeak Euleptorhamphus velox / 47. Pilotfish Naucrates ductor / 16. It is at all seasons gregarious, although it is not always found in large flocks. Bearded Goby Barbulifer ceuthoecus / 38. Although it is of minor commercial importance, white grunt is considered a recreational gamefish. RANGE: South Florida and the Bahamas. Spanish Hogfish Bodianus rufus / 34. Surf Blenny Paraclinus naeorhegmis / 34. While fish under 12 inches are best prepared whole like other panfish, the most famous method of enjoying this fish is a historic Florida dish called grits and grunts. Banner Blenny Emblemaria atlantica / 15. Broadstripe Goby Elacatinus prochilos / 9. Lesser Electric Ray Narcine bancroftii / 44. Blotchcheek Goby Ctenogobius fasciatus / 30. Slender Mola Ranzania laevis / 43. Snakefish Synodus myops / 40. Orangeback Basslet Serranus annularis / 28. Gulf Kingfish Menticirrhus littoralis / 14. Alligator Gar Atractosteus spatula / 17. Spined Whiff Citharichthys dinoceros / 17. Photo: Joe Richard/seafavorites.com. Of course, this is the Sunshine State, sportfishing capital of the world, so there are always plenty more. Snow Basslet Serranus chionaraia / 25. Sharknose Goby Elacatinus evelynae / 2. Blackline Tilefish Caulolatilus cyanops / 31. Atlantic Sharpnose Shark Rhizoprionodon terraenovae / 2. Gulf Killifish Fundulus grandis / 13. Bridled Goby Coryphopterus glaucofraenum / 40. Swordspine Snook Centropomus ensiferus / 23. Mottled Cusk-Eel Lepophidium jeannae / 35. Gizzard Shad Dorosoma cepedianum / 33. Large Spinyfin Diretmoides pauciradiatus / 29. Speckled Madtom Noturus leptacanthus / 13. Striped Searobin Prionotus evolans / 34. Roi Cephalopholis argus (IN) / 18. Yellowbelly Cichlid Trichromis salvini / 35. Striated Argentine Argentina striata / 11. Orangespotted Blenny Hypleurochilus springeri / 25. Oceanic Puffer Lagocephalus lagocephalus, 1. Red Drum Sciaenops ocellatus / 19. Masked Goby Coryphopterus personatus / 11. Freckled Soapfish Rypticus bistrispinus / 30. This fish has been linked to ciguatera poisoning. Mangrove Blenny Lupinoblennius vinctus / 4. Bigeye Anchovy Anchoa lamprotaenia / 19. Dollar Sunfish Lepomis marginatus / 34. Longfin Damselfish Stegastes diencaeus / 4. Spotfin Peacock Eel Macrognathus siamensis / 46. Shortnose Batfish Ogcocephalus nasutus / 52. Deepwater Squirrelfish Sargocentron bullisi / 3. Silver Seatrout Cynoscion nothus / 27. Rough Triggerfish Canthidermis maculata / 9. Pygmy Argentine Glossanodon pygmaeus / 13. Dwarf Sand Perch Diplectrum bivittatum / 40. Short Bigeye Pristigenys alta / 11. Apalachee Shiner Pteronotropis grandipinnis / 6. Rough Shiner Notropis baileyi / 9. The bluestriped grunt frequently steals the eggs of damselfish. Caribbean Reef Shark Carcharhinus perezii / 16. Cubbyu Pareques umbrosus / 5. Longtail Tonguefish Symphurus pelicanus / 32. Jack Dempsey Rocio octofasciata / 44. Andriashev Manefish Platyberyx andriashevi / 28. Gray Triggerfish Balistes capriscus / 7. Reef Basslet Pseudogramma gregoryi / 31. Spotfin Flounder Cyclopsetta fimbriata / 16. Harlequin Pipefish Micrognathus crinitus / 6. Although usually served as a panfish, some are large enough to provide small fillets. Palometa Trachinotus goodei / 31. Spotfin Goby Oxyurichthys stigmalophius / 67. Ladyfish Elops saurus / 20. Orangespotted Filefish Cantherhines pullus / 8. Queen Triggerfish Balistes vetula / 5. Saucereye Porgy Calamus calamus / 37. Southern Kingfish Menticirrhus americanus / 17. Smallmouth Grunt Haemulon chrysargyreum / 28. Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus / 18. Blue Dartfish Ptereleotris calliura / 52. Leatherjack Oligoplites saurus / 12. Feather Blenny Hypsoblennius hentz / 30. Everglades Pygmy Sunfish Elassoma evergladei / 32. Humpback Grouper Cromileptes altivelis (IN)/ 22. Buffalo Trunkfish Lactophrys trigonus / 35. This gallery shows nearly 950 species of fish that can be found in Florida, put together by general shape ressemblance to facilitate their identification. Anglefin Whiff Citharichthys gymnorhinus / 29. Purplemouth Moray Gymnothorax vicinus / 12. Doctorfish Tang Acanthurus chirurgus / 19. Yellow Bullhead Ameiurus natalis / 4. Littlehead Porgy Calamus proridens, 1. VMC #7381 3/0 SureSet Circle-Hook Saddle Basslet Serranus notospilus / 24. Inside of mouth is red. Silver Perch Bairdiella chrysoura / 11. Lake Chubsucker Erimyzon sucetta / 2. Grunts are found along shores in warm and tropical waters of the major oceans. Longnose Shiner Notropis longirostris / 18. Spotfin Jawfish Opistognathus robinsi / 5. Singlespot Frogfish Fowlerichthys radiosus / 20. Seminole Goby Microgobius carri / 68. – Needle Point. Blind Torpedo Benthobatis marcida / 42. Three species of Halophila are found in Florida - stargrass (Halophila engelmannii), paddle-grass (Halophila decipiens) and Johnson's seagrass (Halophila johnsonii).These are smaller, more fragile seagrasses. Yellowtail Hamlet Hypoplectrus chlorurus, 1. Tidewater Silverside Menidia peninsulae / 10. Flier Centrarchus macropterus / 37. Also known as a Key West grunt. Red Hind Epinephelus guttatus / 31. Threadfin Blenny Nemaclinus atelestos / 16. Peppermint Goby Coryphopterus lipernes / 12. Chain Pickerel Esox niger / 42. Tricorn Batfish Zalieutes mcgintyi / 49. Smoothhead Scorpionfish Scorpaena calcarata / 10. Yellowface Angelfish Pomacanthus xanthometopon (IN)/ 3. Dusky Squirrelfish Sargocentron vexillarium / 4. Bay Anchovy Anchoa mitchilli / 20. Smooth Trunkfish Lactophrys triqueter / 34. The species is reported to live as long as 13 years, attaining a length of 25 inches and weight of 8 pounds. Banded Leporinus Leporinus fasciatus / 44. Blackear Basslet Serranus atrobranchus / 24. Dogfish Shark Carcharias taurus / 13. Marsh Killifish Fundulus confluentus / 15. Other common names include biquara (Portuguese), bocayate de piedra (Spanish), boquinegro (Spanish), cambuba (Portuguese), capiúma (Portuguese), casaca (Portuguese), condenado (Spanish), corcoroca (Portuguese), corocoro armarillo (Spanish), coroncoro (Spanish), corrocona (… Crested Cusk-Eel Ophidion josephi / 36. Lined Seahorse Hippocampus erectus / 3. Atlantic Trumpetfish Aulostomus maculatus / 5. Blue Tilapia Oreochromis aureus / 30. Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus / 6. Okefenokee Pygmy Sunfish Elassoma okefenokee / 28. The adults form schools with other species of fish during the day over coral reefs or sandy bottoms. Slippery Dick Halichoeres bivittatus / 20. River Goby Awaous banana / 17. Balloonfish Diodon holocanthus / 30. Blackbar Soldierfish Myripristis jacobus / 6. Mushroom Scorpionfish Scorpaena inermis / 2. Spotfin Butterflyfish Chaetodon ocellatus / 23. Luminous Hake Steindachneria argentea / 39. Lancer Stargazer Kathetostoma albigutta / 31. Yellow Goatfish Mulloidichthys martinicus / 44. Atlantic Spadefish Chaetodipterus faber, 1. Rock Beauty Holacanthus tricolor / 7. This article lists wide variety or diversity of fish in the lakes and oceans of the state of Florida, United States. Largescale Stoneroller Campostoma oligolepis / 45. Featherduster Blenny Hypleurochilus multifilis / 9. Striped Mojarra Eugerres plumieri / 52. Gibberfish Gibberichthys pumilus / 43. Yellow Jack Carangoides bartholomaei / 4. Marbled Catshark Galeus arae / 21. Bowfin Amia calva / 24. Bridled Burrfish Chilomycterus antennatus / 33. Tarpon Snook Centropomus pectinatus / 21. Palehead Blenny Gobioclinus gobio / 19. And with red snapper, grouper, triggerfish, amberjack and other highly regulated species under constant scrutiny, the fabled Florida grunt is one target that’s wide open 365 days a year…at least for the time being. fishermen using fairly heavy ocean tackle, but some fall to deep jiggers using species - the thought being that their grunting attracts the predators from a It is startled easily. Southern Puffer Sphoeroides nephelus / 26. Nile Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus / 28. Lemon Shark Negaprion brevirostris / 9. Only limited information about them exists, although surveys are underway to define their ecological roles. Jewelfish Hemichromis letourneuxi / 26. Shoal Bass Micropterus cataractae / 26. Goldface Toby Canthigaster jamestyleri / 20. Warteye Stargazer Gillellus uranidea / 42. Bucktooth Parrotfish Sparisoma radians / 12. Dwarf Goby Lythrypnus elasson / 13. Green Goby Microgobius thalassinus / 15. Yellow Chub Kyphosus incisor / 28. Bluelip Parrotfish Cryptotomus roseus / 18. Largehead Hairtail Trichiurus lepturus / 30. Dash Goby Ctenogobius saepepallens / 27. Pearly Razorfish Xyrichtys novacula / 23. - C80GTG from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors. And with red snapper, grouper, triggerfish, amberjack and other highly regulated species under constant scrutiny, the fabled Florida grunt is one target that’s wide open 365 days a year…at least for the time being. Deepwater Pipefish Cosmocampus profundus / 7. Humbug Dascyllus Dascyllus aruanus / 14. False Oyster Blenny Hypleurochilus pseudoaequipinnis / 13. Hornet Tilapia Heterotilapia buttikoferi / 34. Arabian Angelfish Pomacanthus asfur (IN)/ 10. Evolution According to Grunt Moments in History, the first known Grunt was the Gruntus Not-Quite-us. Atlantic Redlip Blenny Ophioblennius atlanticus / 6. Lookdown Selene vomer / 32. Channel Flounder Syacium micrurum / 25. Plain Blindfish Barathronus unicolor / 32. Black Hamlet Hypoplectrus nigricans / 36. Mozambique Tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus / 32. Agujon Tylosurus acus / 39. Candy Basslet Liopropoma carmabi / 36. Lined Killifish Fundulus lineolatus / 55. Brown Darter Etheostoma edwini / 19. Brown Bullhead Ameiurus nebulosus / 6. Mahi-Mahi Coryphaena hippurus / 17. Ocean Surgeon Acanthurus bahianus / 18. Preferred habitat includes exposed coral heads along with natural and artificial reefs in 25- to 125-feet of water, with most of the action occurring in water less than 80 feet deep. Atlantic Bonito Sarda sarda / 4. Jolthead Porgy Calamus bajonado / 36. Rosy Blenny Malacoctenus Macropus, 1. Silky Shark Carcharhinus falciformis / 8. The white grunt is commonly found from the shoreline to the outer reef edge to depths of 80 feet and occasionally offshore over hard bottoms to depths of 115 feet. Order: Perciformes Family: Haemulidae Genus: Haemulon Species: flavolineatum Common Names. Blacktail Redhorse Moxostoma poecilurum / 5. Night Sergeant Abudefduf taurus / 16. Spottail Goby Ctenogobius stigmaturus / 23. Some grunt fish are endangered so make sure you check your local regulations. Keys Codlet Bregmaceros cayorum / 16. Moustache Jawfish Opistognathus lonchurus / 2. Common Grenadier Nezumia bairdii / 37. Sand Tilefish Malacanthus plumieri / 29. Longsnout Butterflyfish Prognathodes aculeatus / 26. Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus / 16. Sailfin Flyingfish Parexocoetus brachypterus / 48. Pupfish Cyprinodon riverendi / 30. Atlantic Silverside Menidia menidia / 12. Bigeye Mojarra Eucinostomus Havana / 55. Bandtail Puffer Sphoeroides spengleri / 27. Whitestar Cardinalfish Apogon lachneri / 15. Green Moray Gymnothorax funebris / 20. Red Hogfish Decodon puellaris / 28. Midas Cichlid Amphilophus citrinellus / 40. Manta Ray Mobula birostris, 1. Bonnetmouth Emmelichthyops atlanticus / 17. Horned Searobin Bellator militaris / 17. Code Goby Gobiosoma robustum / 20. Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus / 33. French Grunt Haemulon flavolineatum / 31. Atlantic Stingray Hypanus sabinus / 47. Eastern Mudminnow Umbra pygmaea / 33. Bayou Killifish Fundulus pulvereus / 38. Diamond Killifish Fundulus xenicus / 31. Emerald Sleeper Erotelis smaragdus / 47. Bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix / 32. Offshore Tonguefish Symphurus civitatium / 33. Cownose Ray Rhinoptera bonasus / 57. Florida Smoothhound Mustelus norrisi / 33. Banded Butterflyfish Chaetodon striatus / 24. Bullseye Snakehead Channa marulius / 22. Southern Brook Lamprey Ichthyomyzon gagei / 25. Blacktail Shiner Cyprinella venusta / 21. Darkheaded Tripodfish Bathypterois viridensis / 15. To identify some of the most common and interesting reef fish in the Caribbean, Florida, and the Western Atlantic, look for their distinctive characteristics. Mimic Cardinalfish Apogon phenax / 14. Broad Flounder Paralichthys squamilentus / 21. You may be surprised to learn that a number of charter captains in the Gulf specifically target white grunts and count on these highly abundant fish to provide their clientele with a bag of tasty fillets when all else fails. Beaugregory Stegastes leucostictus / 3. Gray Flounder Etropus rimosus / 9. Convict Goby Lythrypnus phorellus / 42. Cave Basslet Liopropoma mowbrayi / 35. Highfin Carpsucker Carpiodes velifer / 3. – Forged Very few offshore anglers intentionally target grunts. Twospot Cardinalfish Apogon pseudomaculatus / 24. Black Acara Cichlasoma bimaculatum / 36. Redeye Mullet Mugil rubrioculus / 36. Sharpfin Chubsucker Erimyzon tenuis / 6. Blue Parrotfish Scarus coeruleus / 5. Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari / 58. Colon Goby Coryphopterus dicrus / 28. Foureye Butterflyfish Chaetodon capistratus / 27. Nassau Grouper Epinephelus striatus / 8. Yellowtail Bass Bathyanthias mexicanus / 42. Yellowtail Parrotfish Sparisoma rubripinne / 9. Coastal Darter Etheostoma colorosum / 20. All Life List catches are eligible as long as they can be documented and have been caught in … Florida Sport Fishing is owned and operated by South Florida Sport Fishing Inc, a Florida Corporation headquartered in Pompano Beach, Florida — in the heart of The Fishing Capital of the World. Florent's Guide To The South Florida Reefs Fish, Corals and Creatures - Gobies - Labrisomid Blennies - Tube Blennies - Combtooth Blennies - Triplefin Blennies Red Barbier Baldwinella vivanus / 8. And More! Bullseye snakehead is a highly invasive species in South Florida. Stoplight Parrotfish Sparisoma viride / 10. Banded Pygmy Sunfish Elassoma zonatum / 29. There are fiddlers along the entire Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, and the Pacific states have their own species. White Marlin Kajikia albida / 22. Dusky Cardinalfish Phaeoptyx pigmentaria / 26. Longjaw Squirrelfish Neoniphon marianus / 7. •interW -recruiting species: • bonefish, mullets, & drums • Nearshore pelagics: • anchovies & herrings • Beaches are an important settlement habitat many fishes including bonefish, snappers, & permit Snodgrass, D and C. W. Harnden. Atlantic Midshipman Porichthys plectrodon / 38. Download this stock image: A diversity of grunt fish under a colorful coral reef, Key Largo, Florida. Broadsaddle Cardinalfish Apogon pillionatus / 16. Bay Whiff Citharichthys spilopterus / 30. Summer Flounder Paralichthys dentatus / 15. Bigeye Thresher Alopias superciliosus / 26. White Remora Remora albescens / 30. Knobbed Porgy Calamus nodosus / 39. Redtail Parrotfish Sparisoma chrysopterum / 6. Thread Herring Opisthonema oglinum / 31. Florida Sportfishing Species Grunts Family Haemulidae. – Vanadium Steel Scalloped Hammerhead Sphyrna lewini / 27. Warmouth Lepomis gulosus / 32. Dwarf Goatfish Upeneus parvus / 45. Beardless Searobin Peristedion imberbe / 55. Bartail Goby Coryphopterus thrix / 32. Blue Marlin Makaira nigricans / 23. Crevalle Jack Caranx hippos / 3. Reef Butterflyfish Chaetodon sedentarius / 28. Blackcap Basslet Gramma melacara / 20. Downy Blenny Gobioclinus kalisherae / 33. Sixgill Shark Hexanchus griseus / 30. Permit Trachinotus falcatus / 24. Lane Snapper Lutjanus synagris / 15. Threadfin Shad Dorosoma petenense / 34. Also feeds on dead bait (spanish sardines, threadfin and finger mullet) squid, and crustaceans. Lightfish Cyclothone braueri / 31. Size: Up to 18 inches Spinycheek Sleeper Eleotris amblyopsis / 48. Blue Ring Angelfish Pomacanthus annularis (IN)/ 6. Sand Perch Diplectrum formosum / 41. There are fiddlers along the entire Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, and the Pacific states have their own species. Mangrove Snapper Lutjanus griseus / 13. Rosy Razorfish Xyrichtys martinicensis / 24. Dwarf Herring Jenkinsia lamprotaenia / 5. They are named for the piglike grunts they can produce with – 1X Strong Bahamas Sawshark Pristiophorus schroederi / 41. Flagfin Mojarra Eucinostomus melanopterus / 54. Mud Sunfish Acantharchus pomotis / 41. Misty Grouper Hyporthodus mystacinus / 9. The adults form schools with other species of fish during the day over coral reefs or sandy bottoms. Metallic Shiner Pteronotropis metallicus / 4. Yellowtail Chromis Chromis enchrysura / 10. Sponge Goby Evermannichthys spongicola / 62. Cuban Dogfish Squalus cubensis / 31. Feeding Habits: Feeds best on live bait (pinfish, cigar minnows, croakers, grunt, blue runners and squirrelfish). Spottedfin Tonguefish Symphurus diomedeanus / 35. I never met with one at a greater distance from land than five miles. Key Silverside Menidia conchorum / 8. Purple Chromis Chromis scotti / 13. Orange Filefish Aluterus schoepfii / 17. False Silverstripe Halfbeak Hyporhamphus meeki / 45. Rainbow Runner Elagatis bipinnulata / 11. Harvestfish Peprilus paru / 30. Redface Killifish Fundulus rubrifrons / 37. Ocean Sunfish Mola mola / 45. Black Grunt Haemulon bonariense / 34. Banded Rudderfish Seriola zonata / 10. Caitipa Mojarra Diapterus rhombeus, 1. Smooth Butterfly Ray Gymnura micrura / 55. Rainwater Killifish Lucania parva / 58. Lined Sole Achirus lineatus / 5. No matter their location or preferred depth, white grunts, often mistaken for bluestriped grunts, primarily feed on small finfish, shrimp, mollusks, echinoderms and a variety of crustaceans. Longspine Squirrelfish Holocentrus rufus / 8. Metallic Lanternfish Myctophum affine / 25. False Halfbeak Oxyporhamphus similis / 51. Red Snapper Lutjanus campechanus / 12. Blackear Wrasse Halichoeres poeyi / 16. Florent's Guide To The Caribbean Reefs Fish, Corals and Creatures - Grunts - Snappers Spanish Grunt Haemulon macrostomum / 27. Longlure Frogfish Antennarius multiocellatus / 22. Species: White Grunt (Haemulon plumierii) Location: Tampa, Florida Date: July 13, 2018 I spent two solid days at ICAST with Fishbrain.From meeting Roland Martin and April Vokey to sitting next to Scott Martin during breakfast, I couldn’t have been happier. Taillight Shiner Notropis maculatus / 2. Blackcheek Tonguefish Symphurus plagiusa / 38. Opah Lampris guttatus / 46. Bluenose Shiner Pteronotropis welaka / 5. Banded Sunfish Enneacanthus obesus / 39. Redear Sunfish Lepomis microlophus / 30. Cardinal Soldierfish Plectrypops retrospinis / 10. Greater Amberjack Seriola dumerili / 9. Scamp Mycteroperca phenax / 5. Dwarf Wrasse Doratonotus megalepis / 15. Longjaw Blenny Chasmodes longimaxilla / 16. The Sailors Choice, Haemulon parra, is a similar though smaller Grunt, distinguished by scaled pectoral fins. Coral Scorpionfish Scorpaena albifimbria / 9. Bigeye Scad Selar crumenophthalmus / 15. Sunshinefish Chromis insolata / 11. Goldface Tilefish Caulolatilus chrysops / 30. Hovering Goby Ptereleotris helenae / 65. Glassy Sweeper Pempheris schomburgkii, 1. Spaghetti Eel Moringua edwardsi / 17. Northern Kingfish Menticirrhus saxatilis / 18. Spotted Bass Micropterus punctulatus / 27. Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia / 4. Spotted Searobin Prionotus punctatus / 35. There are more than 130 species of Grunt, found in fresh, brackish, and saltwater all over the world. Lesser Amberjack Seriola fasciata / 13. Bighead Portholefish Margrethia obtusirostra / 18. Coney Cephalopholis fulva / 34. Narrowbanded Batfish Platax orbicularis (IN)/ 29. Reef Squirrelfish Sargocentron coruscum / 2. Tomtate Haemulon aurolineatum / 26. Green Razorfish Xyrichtys splendens / 22. Longfin Mako Isurus paucus / 37. Roughback Batfish Ogcocephalus parvus / 48. Bluefin Killifish Lucania goodei / 12. Mosquitofish Gambusia affinis / 54. Blackspotted Killifish Fundulus olivaceus / 40. Florida has three different species and there are 97 throughout the world. Yellowedge Grouper Epinephelus flavolimbatus / 16. Smalltail Shark Carcharhinus porosus / 14. The blue striped grunt (Haemulon sciurus) or bluestriped grunt, is a subtropical species of grunt native to the western Atlantic Ocean.