Crab, Thinstripe Hermit

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Crab, Thinstripe Hermit

Scientific name: Clibanarius vittatus (Bosc, 1802)

Common name: Thinstripe Hermit Crab

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 715 - Crab, thinstripe hermit

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, https://www.flrules.org/.

 


Image Credit: William Tipton, Jr.



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