Georgia seafood includes fish such as bluefish, mullet, red snapper, perch, vermilion snapper, cobia, spot, croaker, porgy, swordfish, flounder, sea trout, grouper, shad, tilefish, kingfish (whiting), shark, king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, sheepshead, tuna, wahoo, and other.

Georgia commercial fishermen also harvest shrimp, clams, oysters, scallops, blue crabs, stone crabs, spiny lobsters, squid, mussels, whelk, crawfish, and alligator.

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council manages fish stocks from three to 200 miles offshore of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and east Florida.

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