Spotted sea trout or speckled trout (Cynoscion nebulosus); photo by Raver Duane, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service / public domain image on Wikipedia.
Spotted Sea Trout
Louisiana designated the spotted sea trout (Cynoscion nebulosus) as the official state saltwater fish in 2001. Also called speckled trout, the spotted sea trout is found in the southern United States along the coasts of the Gulf of Mexico and south Atlantic ocean.