Cero

Cero

Scomberomorus regalis

AKA:

Gray Tilefish, Tilefish

Managed by:

SAFMC, GMFMC


Physical description:

Color of back iridescent bluish green; sides silvery; yellow spots forming lines above and below a bronze stripe from pectoral fin to base of the tail; front of first dorsal is bluish black; lateral line curves gradually to base of caudal fin.


Biological description:

NEARSHORE and OFFHSORE fish occurring mainly in south Florida, especially over coral reefs and wrecks.Unlike other mackerels, does not stray far from south Florida waters; spawns OFFSHSORE in mid summer; feeds on small fish and squid.


South Atlantic Federal Regulations

Commercial:

  • Size Limit: Not subject to federal regulations.
  • Trip Limit: Not subject to federal regulations.
  • Regulatory Remarks: Not subject to federal regulations.
  • Additional Updates:

Recreational:

  • Size Limit: Not subject to federal regulations.
  • Bag Limit: Not subject to federal regulations.
  • Regulatory Remarks: Not subject to federal regulations.
  • Additional Updates: