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Tunicates - Sea Squirts

Scientific name: Clavelina puertosecensis Millar & Goodbody, 1974

Common name: Blue Bell Tunicate

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 830 - Tunicates, sea squirts

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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