Algae, Mermaids Wine Glass

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Algae, Mermaids Wine Glass

Scientific name: Acetabularia (Acicularia) crenulata J.V. Lamouroux, 1816

Common name: Mermaid's Wine Glass

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 755 - Plant, other

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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FWC Facts:
The star coral may live for several centuries and grow to the size of an automobile. Its growth rate ranges from about 1/4 inch to 3/4 inch of yearly outward expansion.

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