Adult Red Porgy (Pagrus pagrus) are found on the deeper
part of the continental shelf, but young may occur in water as shallow as 18 m
(60ft.).Found inshore and near shore around natural
and artificial reefs in 15 to 20' of water.
The only American porgy with a near nostril that is round
(not slit-like). Head and body silvery red, with many tiny blue spots.
Tackle & Bait
Limits & Regulations
This species is not currently
eligible for a state record.