Fishing on Flagler: Atlantic Croaker

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Fishing on Flagler: Atlantic Croaker

The Atlantic Croaker gets its name from the unusual croaking noise the fish makes. The Atlantic Croaker makes a sound by vibrating muscles against its swim bladder, creating a resonating chamber that allows it to make its characteristic croaking sound. These fish can be found in the Intracoastal Waterways off of Flagler Ave typically during the spring, summer, and fall.

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Fishing on Flagler: Mangrove Snapper

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Fishing on Flagler: Mangrove Snapper

Native to the Atlantic, the mangrove snapper can be found in a wide variety of habitats, including the waters of the intracoastal waterway right off of Flagler.

A medium sized fish, usually weighing between 2-10 lbs, the mangrove snapper, or gray snapper, is usually a greyish red color, but can change color from coppery to bright red. When seen from above the water, it appears to have a dark stripe running through its eye.

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