Sea Star, Conical Spined


Sea Star, Conical Spined

Scientific name: Echinaster sentus (Say)

Common name: Conical Spined Sea Star

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 793 - Sea Star, spiny (=common)

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,

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