Intro to fish ID: Lutjanidae, Epinephelidae, and Carangidae

FL AFS Fall 2021 Continuing Education Virtual Workshop

 Title: Introduction to fish anatomy and identification plus detailed guides to three common Florida marine fish families (Lutjanidae, Epinephelidae, and Carangidae)

Instructors: Theresa Warner (FWC-FWRI)

When: October 19, 2021 th – 10:00am to 12:00pm

Where: Zoom (meeting link will be distributed directly to registrants on October 18, 2021)


  • Welcome and introductions
  • Introduction to fish anatomy and fish identification terminology
  • Identification of Carangidae (jacks) found in Florida
  • Identification of Epinephelidae (groupers) found in Florida
  • Identification of Lutjanidae (snappers) found in Florida
  • Virtual Fish ID Exercise
  • Discussion and Questions