Official State Salt Water Fish of Georgia
Georgia designated red drum (ciaenops ocellatus) as the official state salt water fish in 2006 (Georgia also recognizes an official state fish and a state cold water game fish, as well as a state seashell and marine mammal). All State Fish & Aquatic life symbols
Red drum fish (also called redfish, channel bass, spot tail, and puppy drum), grow to about 30 inches and 15-20 pounds. Red drums are an iridescent silver-gray with reddish-bronze overtones and distinctive large spot(s) near the tail.