Algae, Mermaids Wine Glass


Algae, Mermaids Wine Glass

Scientific name: Acetabularia (Acicularia) crenulata J.V. Lamouroux, 1816

Common name: Mermaid's Wine Glass

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 755 - Plant, other

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

* These are unofficial designations, please see Florida Administrative Code Chapter 68B for specifics,

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