Shrimp, Banded Coral

Scientific name: Stenopus hispidus (Olivier, 1811)

Common name: Banded Coral Shrimp or Barber Pole Shrimp

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 767 - Shrimp, banded coral (=barber pole)

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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FWC Facts:
In one spawning season a female tarpon may produce from 4.5 million to more than 20 million eggs.

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