Mid Atlantic Saltwater Fish Species

This page lists common saltwater fish found in the Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay, Delmarva coastal bays, North Carolina Sounds, and other Mid Atlantic estuaries.

Species information includes: Atlantic mackerel, Atlantic croaker, black sea bass, bluefish, cobia, summer flounder, striped bass, white perch, gray trout (weakfish), speckled trout, spot, red drum, black drum, cobia, kingfish, tautog, monkfish, pigfish, porgy (scup), sheepshead, triggerfish, spadefish, swelling toads, Florida pompano, tarpon, snowy grouper, golden tilefish, blueline tilefish, false albacore, tuna (bluefin, yellowfin, longfin albacore, skipjack, blackfin, and bigeye), Spanish mackerel, king mackerel, dolphin fish (mahi mahi), and wahoo.

Atlantic Coast Saltwater Fish Species

Atlantic Mackerel

Spanish Mackerel

King Mackerel

Bluefin Tuna

Yellowfin Tuna

Longfin Albacore Tuna

Bigeye Tuna

Blackfin Tuna

Skipjack Tuna

False Albacore

Dolphin or Mahi Mahi

Wahoo

Amberjack

Crevalle Jack

Cobia

Bluefish

Black Sea Bass

Tautog

Triggerfish

Monkfish

Golden Tilefish

Blueline Tilefish

Snowy Grouper

 

Inshore Saltwater Fish Species

Striped Bass (Rockfish)

Summer Flounder

Winter Flounder

Gray Trout

Speckled Trout

Black Drum

Red Drum

Croaker

Spot

Kingfish

Tarpon

White Perch

Pigfish

Pompano

Porgy - Scup

Sheepshead

Spadefish

Triggerfish

Northern Puffer (Swelling Toad)

 

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