Snail, Green Starsnail

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Snail, Green Starsnail

Scientific name: Lithopoma tuber (Linnaeus, 1767)

Common name: Green Starsnail

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 787 Snail, 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.


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FWC Facts:
The life expectancy for Gulf sturgeon is 20-42 years. The oldest age documented for a tagged and recaptured Suwannee River Gulf sturgeon is about 27-28 years.

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