Algae, Green Feather


Algae, Green Feather

Scientific name: Caulerpa sertularioides (S.G.Gmelin) M.A.Howe, 1905

Common name: Green Feather Algae

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 749 - Plant, Caulerpa

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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