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Crab, Eroded Mud

Scientific name: Glyptoxanthus erosus (Stimpson, 1859)

Common name: Eroded Mud Crab

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 725 - Crab, other *

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

* For non-restricted species.

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

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