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Snail, True Tulip

Scientific name: Fasciolaria tulipa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common name: Tulip Snail

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 781 - Snail, tulip (true tulip)

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/.


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