Finfish

Fish have gills, scales, and fins used for swimming.

Introduction

Are you thinking of a particular fish that you enjoy eating? Well, then it is a finfish! Typically classified by the presence of gills, scales, and fins used for swimming, many species of finfish are popular for seafood consumers.

Gulf stays up to date on the latest in commercial finfish fisheries in the Gulf so as to accurately represent current issues to our restaurant partners and to the public.

 

Common Finfish Species in the Gulf of Mexico

There are thousands of species of fish that can be found in the Gulf. These are some of the more common species that are commercially harvested.

 

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