Corallimorph, Discosoma


Corallimorph, Discosoma

Scientific name: Discosoma sanctithomae

Common name: Warty Corallimorph or Mushroom Coral

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 832 - Corallimorph, Discosoma

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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After reaching sexual maturity at 4-7 years, female manatees give birth to an average of one calf every 2-3 years. The calf stays with its mother for up to 2 years.

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