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Anemone, Branching

Scientific name: Lebrunia danae (Duchassaing de Fonbressin and Michelotti, 1860)

Common name: Branching or Stinging Anemone

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,

Image Credit: Mark Chiappone, Center for Marine Science, Univ. of North Carolina-Wilmington

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