Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Snail, Channeled Turban

Scientific name: Turbo canaliculatus Hermann, 1781

Common name: Channeled Turban

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 939 - Snail, turbo, other (non-ML)

License and Endorsements Required for Commercial Harvest:
SPL - Saltwater Products License

* These are unofficial designations, please see Florida Administrative Code Chapter 68B for specifics, https://www.flrules.org/.


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