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Crab, Green Porcelain

Scientific name: Petrolisthes armatus (Gibbes, 1850)

Common name: Green Porcelain Crab

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 990 - Crab, porcelain other (non-ML)***

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

* These are unofficial designations, please see Florida Administrative Code Chapter 68B for specifics, https://www.flrules.org/.

*** for non-restricted species only.

Specimen donated by: Daniel Fenton


Image Credit: FWC



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