Anemone, Aiptasia

Scientific name: Aiptasia tagetes (Duchassaing de Fombressin and Michelotti, 1864)

Common name: Aiptasia

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 708 - Anemone, other

License and Endorsements Required for Commercial Harvest:
SPL - Saltwater Products License
RS - Restricted Species Endorsement
ML - Marine Life Endorsement

* These are unofficial designations, please see Florida Administrative Code Chapter 68B for specifics,

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