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Anemone, Giant Caribbean

Scientific name: Condylactis gigantea (Weinland, 1860)

Common name: Giant Caribbean Anemone

Commercially Prohibited Species
May not be commercially (or recreationally) harvested and/or sold in Florida.

* These are unofficial designations, please see Florida Administrative Code Chapter 68B-42 for specifics,

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