Weakfish (Cynoscion regalis)
Weakfish can grow to 29 inches in length and weigh as much as 12 pounds. They migrate from inshore estuarine spawning areas to offshore coastal water annually. Spawning runs from March to September with the May-July predominating in the New York Bight region. Weakfish has a lifespan of 11 years but this varies considerably.
From Canada to Florida and the Gulf of Mexico with a more dense population between New York and North Carolina.
Weakfish species profile (pdf - 817KB)
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