One of Florida's most popular sport fish, red drum is also one of the state's most
widespread estuarine inhabitants. Also called redfish, channel bass, spottail, and red
bass, red drum are easily identified by the eyespot on the tail.
This brochure discusses the red drum and includes a description of the fish, range, life
history, management efforts, and information on Project Tampa Bay, a project aimed at
determining the most cost-effective and successful methods of marine stock
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