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Sea Biscuit, Inflated

Scientific name: Clypeaster rosaceus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common name: Sea Biscuit

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 946 - Sea Biscuit, inflated

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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