Costa Rica Fishing - Permit Picture

Fish Description: The Permit are gray in color and dark or iridescent blue on top. The sides of a Permit shade into silver and in dark water show golden tints around breasts. The dorsal fin insertion directly above that of the anal fin. 17 to 21 soft dorsal rays and 16 to 19 soft anal rays.

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Costa Rica Permit

Size: They are common up to 25 pounds, but can weigh up to 40 pounds.

Remarks: Feeds mainly on bottom-dwelling crabs, shrimp, small clams, and small fish.

Costa Rica Permit Fishing