Marine Life Species List

Also see: Restricted Species

Notes

M = marine life; (ML) and restricted species (RS) endorsements required.
R = restricted species; (RS) endorsement required.

* Only aquaculture allowed for live rock.
** Gray triggerfish and red porgy restricted.
*** For non-restricted species only.

Bold text denotes new additions/changes.
These are unofficial designations - please see Florida Administrative Code Chapter 68B-42.

Updated May 5, 2011

Marine Life Species Codes and Names in Alphabetical Order

501 M Angelfish, gray (=black)
503 M Angelfish, blue
505 M Angelfish, French
507 M Angelfish, queen
509 M Angelfish, rock beauty
511 M Angelfish, cherubfish (=pygmy)
512  Barracuda, great
513 M Bass, belted sandfish
514 M Bass, creole-fish
515 M Bass, chalk
516 M Bass, threadnose
517 M Bass, harlequin
518 M Bass, red barbier
519 M Bass, lantern
520 M Bass, spanish flag
521 M Bass, peppermint (=swissguard)
522 M Bass, wrasse
523 M Bass, tobaccofish
524 M Soapfish
525 M Bass, other
526 M Blenny, banded
527 M Blenny, redlip
528 M Blenny, barred
529 M Blenny, sailfin
530 M Blenny, glass
531 M Blenny, saddled
532 M Blenny, hairy
533 M Blenny, other
534 M Blenny, wrasse
535 M Butterflyfish, banded
537 M Butterflyfish, bank
538 M Butterflyfish, french
539 M Butterflyfish, foureye
541 M Butterflyfish, longsnout
543 M Butterflyfish, reef
545 M Butterflyfish, spotfin
546 M Cardinalfish, other
547 M Cardinalfish, flamefish
548 M Cardinalfish, two-spot
549 M Cowfish, honeycomb
550 M Cowfish, other
551 M Damselfish, beaugregory
552 M Damselfish, longfin (=honey gregory)
553 M Damselfish, bicolor
555 M Damselfish, yellowtail (=jewel)
557 M Damselfish, threespot (=orange)
559 M Damselfish, dusky (=scarletback)
560 M Damselfish, cocoa
561 M Damselfish, sergeant major
562 M Damselfish, yellowtail reeffish
563 M Damselfish, blue chromis (=blue reef)
564 M Damselfish, brown chromis (=brown reef)
565 M Damselfish, purple reeffish
567 M Damselfish, sunshinefish
569 M Damselfish, other
571 M Drum, high-hat
572 M Drum, cubbyu
573 M Drum, jackknife-fish
575 M Drum, spotted
576  Eel, conger
577 M Moray, blackedge (=chain)
579 M Moray, green
581 M Moray, spotted
583 M Moray, goldentail
585 M Moray, other
586 M Filefish, scrawled (=blue spot)
587 M Filefish, planehead (=green)
588 M Filefish, pygmy
589 M Filefish, whitespotted
590 M Filefish, other
591 R Flounder
592   Sole, zebra (fringed, naked, flabby)
593 M Frogfish, ocellated (=common)
594 M Frogfish, other
595 M Frogfish, sargassumfish
596 M Batfish
597 M Goby, neon
598 M Goby, naked
599 M Goby, yellowline
601 M Goby, other
602 R Grouper, graysby
603 R Grouper, coney
604 R Grouper, red hind (=strawberry)
605  Grunt, cottonwick
607  Grunt, French
608  Grunt, tomtate
609 M Grunt, porkfish
611  Grunt, other (non-ML)***
613 M Hamlet, barred
615 M Hamlet, black
617 M Hamlet, blue
619 M Hamlet, butter
621 M Hamlet, indigo
622 M Hamlet, mutton
623 M Hamlet, shy
625 M Hogfish, spotfin (=Cuban)
627 R Hogfish, rooster (=hogfish)
629 M Hogfish, Spanish
630 M Jawfish, spotfin
631 M Jawfish, dusky
632 M Jawfish, other
633 M Jawfish, yellowhead
634 M Parrotfish, stoplight
635 M Parrotfish, blue
636 M Parrotfish, rainbow
637 M Parrotfish, striped (=painted)
638 M Parrotfish, queen
639 M Parrotfish, other
640 M Parrotfish, redband
641 M Balloonfish
642  Puffer, southern
643 M Puffer, sharpnose
644 M Porcupinefish
645 M Burrfish, striped (=spiny boxfish)
646 M Burrfish, spotted
647  Scorpionfish, reef
648  Scorpionfish, other
649 M Seahorse, dwarf
651 M Seahorse, lined (=giant)
652 M Pipefish, other
653 M Pipefish, sargassum
654 R Cobia
655  Shark, nurse
656  Shark, other
657  Shark, lemon
658 R Snapper, other
659 M Soldierfish, blackbar
660  Squirrelfish, other
661  Squirrelfish, reef (=common)
663  Squirrelfish, deepwater
665  Squirrelfish, glasseye snapper
667 M Tang, blue (young are yellow)
669 M Tang, doctorfish
671 M Tang, ocean surgeon
672 M Surgeonfish, other
673 M Triggerfish, black durgon
675 M Triggerfish, queen
677  Triggerfish, other**
678 M Hawkfish, red spotted
679 M Wrasse, bluehead
681 M Wrasse, creole
682 M Wrasse, slippery dick
683 M Wrasse, yellowhead (=neon)
684 M Wrasse, clown
685 M Wrasse, puddingwife
686 M Wrasse, blackear
687 M Wrasse, other
688  Stingray, southern
689 M Razorfish
690 M Cowfish, scrawled
691 M Clingfish
692  Chub, Bermuda
693  Lizardfish, inshore
694  Ray, other
695 M Stingray, yellow (=yellow spot)
696  Ray, butterfly
697  Ray, lesser electric
698  Ray, eagle
699  Stingray, other
701 M Anemone, sun (=carpet)
702 M Anemone, white/brown colonial (Palythoa)
703 M Anemone, giant Caribbean (=condylactis)
704 M Anemone, sun zoanthid (Palythoa)
705 M Anemone, ringed (=curlique)
706 M Anemone, green colonial (Zoanthus)
707 M Anemone, banded (=rock)
708 M Anemone, other
709 M Crab, yellowline arrow
710 M Crab, hermit, other
711 M Crab, furcate spider (=decorator)
712 M Crab, green clinging or reef (emerald)
713 M Crab, false (=frilly) arrow
714 M Crab, red banded hermit
715 M Crab, thinstripe (=green-striped) hermit
716 M Crab, red-legged (scarlet) hermit
717 M Crab, white operculate (polkadot) hermit
718 M Crab, blue-legged hermit
719  Crab, horseshoe
720 M Crab, stareye hermit
721 M Crab, spotted porcelain
722 M Crab, giant hermit
723 M Crab, nimble spray (=lightfoot, urchin)
724  Crab, land hermit
725  Crab, other (non-ML)***
726 M Crab, white speckled hermit
727 M Gorgonian, red
729 M Gorgonian, sea blades (=purple)
731 M Gorgonian, other
732 M Siphonophores/Hydroids
733 M Jellyfish, upside-down
734  Jellyfish, other (non-ML)***
735 R Lobster, Caribbean spiny (=rock)
736  Lobster, spotted
737  Lobster, Spanish slipper (=shovelnose)
739 M Sea slug, lettuce (=fancy)
740 M Sea slug, FL regal doris (=Greek goddess)
741 M Sea slug, other
742 M Sea Hare
743  Octopus, common
744 M Octopus, Caribbean reef
745 M Octopus, Atlantic pygmy (=dwarf)
746 M Octopus, white-spotted
747  Oyster, Atlantic thorny- (=spiny)
749 M Plant, Caulerpa (gallons)
751 M Plant, Halimeda
752 M Plant, rooted, other
753 M Plant, Merman's shaving brush
754 M Plant, coralline red algae
755  Plant, non-rooted (gallons)
757  Sand dollar, other
758  Sea biscuit, other
759 M Fileclam, rough (=flame scallop)
761 M Fileclam, spiny (=white flame scallop)
763 M Sea cucumber, Florida
764 M Sea cucumber, other
765 M Shrimp, spotted cleaner (=anemone)
766  Shrimp, mantis
767 M Shrimp, banded coral (=barber pole)
768  Shrimp, rock
769 M Shrimp, peppermint (=veined)
770 M Shrimp, Pederson's cleaner
771 M Shrimp, pistol or snapping
772 M Shrimp, golden coral
773 M Shrimp, scarlet cleaner
774  Shrimp, other (non-ML)***
775  Cowrie, measled
776  Cowrie, Atlantic deer
777  Snail, flamingo tongue
778  Snail, sharkeye (=Atlantic moon)
779  Conch, Florida horse
780  Snail, cerith
781  Snail, tulip (=true tulip)
785  Snail, chestnut turban
787  Snail, other (non-ML)***
788 M Sponge, other (ML only)
789 M Sponge, red ball
790 M Sponge, red finger
791 M Sponge, red tree
792  Sponge, other (non-ML)***
793 M Sea star, red spiny (=common)
796 M Sea star, other
797 M Basket star
798 M Sea lilies (Crinoids)
799 M Brittle star, spiny ophiocoma
801 M Brittle star, red serpent
803 M Brittle star, serpent
804 M Brittle star, other
806 M Urchin, purple-spined (Arbacia)
807 M Urchin, pencil
809 M Urchin, variable or green (pincushion)
810 M Urchin, other
811 M Urchin, rock-boring (red; Echinometra)
812  Live rock (pounds)*
827  Live sand

829  Bryozoa
830  Tunicates, sea squirts
831 M Corallimorph, Ricordea
832 M Corallimorph, Discosoma
833 M Corallimorph, other
834 M Crab, clinging reef (M. ruber)
835  Crab, box (=flame)
836 M Crab, red-ridged clinging
837  Crab, redfinger rubble (=calico)
838  Crab, clinging reef, other (non-ML)***
839  Clam, sunray Venus
841  Scallop, lions-paw
843  Scallop, other
845  Clam, angel wing
847  Clam, jewel box
849  Clam, other
850 M Blenny, marbled
851  Remora, sharksucker
852 M Blenny, Florida
853  Remora, other
854  Mojarra
855 R Tripletail
856  Tilefish, sand
857  Stargazer, southern
859  Stargazer, other
861  Spadefish, Atlantic
862 M Sweeper, glassy
863 M Trumpetfish
865 M Cornetfish, blue-spotted
867 M Cornetfish, red
868  Goatfish, yellow
869  Goatfish, spotted
871  Goatfish, other
872 M Sand Perch, dwarf
873  Sand Perch (Serranidae)
874 R Sheepshead
875  Porgy, other**
877  Searobin
878 M Trunkfish, spotted
879 M Trunkfish, other
881  Puffer, other (non-ML)***
882  Jack, other
883  Jack, lookdown
884  Pilotfish
885  Skate
887  Bigeye
888  Lionfish, non-native
889 M Toadfish
890 M Parrotfish, midnight
891 M Seahorse, other
892 M Parrotfish, princess
893  Cusk-eel
894  Brotula, other (non-ML)***
895 M Filefish, orangespotted
896 M Brotula, black (widow)
897 R Grouper, rock hind
898 R Grouper, other
899  Catfish
904  Crab, fiddler
907 M Brotula, key (orange)
912 M Basslet, candy
913 M Bass, roughtongue
915 M Basslet, threeline
916 M Basslet, cave
917 M Croaker, reef
918 M Goby, tiger
920 R Snapper, schoolmaster
921 R Snapper, yellowtail
923 M Eel, sharptail
925  Gambusia, mangrove
927 M Eel, goldspotted
929 M Eel, speckled worm
931 M Sleepers
932  Dragonets
933 M Crab, orangeclaw hermit (maroon)
935 M Snail, Eastern mud
937 M Snail, Nassarius, other
939  Snail, turbo, other (non-ML)***
941  Sand dollar, 5-holed keyhole
943  Sand dollar, 6-holed keyhole
945  Sand dollar, notched
946  Sea biscuit, inflated
947  Sea biscuit, flat
949  Cowrie, Atlantic gray
951  Conch, Florida fighting
953  Conch, milk
957  Conch, hawkwing
959  Conch, Florida crown
960  Conch, other
961  Whelk, knobbed
963  Whelk, lightning
964 M Snail, bruised nassa
965  Snail, frogsnail
966  Snail, helmet
967  Snail, cone
968  Snail, wentletrap
969  Snail, fig
970  Snail, purple sea
971  Snail, periwinkle
972  Snail, marginella
973  Snail, melampus
974  Snail, Florida miter
975  Snail, rocksnail (=rock shell)
976  Snail, murex
977  Snail, moon, other
978  Snail, nerites
979  Snail, olive
980  Snail, triton, angular
981  Snail, triton, other
982  Snail, topsnail
983  Snail, vase
984 M Snail, star
985  Chiton
986  Snail, tegula
987  Crab, coral spider
988  Amphipods/Copepods
989  Penshell
990  Crab, porcelain, other
991 M Polychaete, horned Christmas-tree
992  Polychaete, fireworm
993 M Polychaete, fanworm
994 M Polychaete, feather-duster
995  Polychaete, other (non-ML)***
996  Isopod, deepwater (Bathyonomus)
997  Non-native species
998  Miscellaneous invertebrates
999  Miscellaneous fishes

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