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Family: Palinuridae spiny lobsters (See list of species below)

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58 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Jasus caveorum
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Jasus edwardsii
[red rock lobster]


Jasus frontalis
[Juan Fernandez rock lobster]


Jasus lalandii
[Cape rock lobster]


Jasus novaehollandiae
[southern rock lobster]
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Jasus paulensis
[St. Paul rock lobster]
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Jasus tristani
[Tristan rock lobster]
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Justitia longimana
[West Indian furrow lobster]
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Justitia mauritiana
[gibbon furrow lobster]
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Linuparus somniosus
[African spear lobster]


Linuparus sordidus
[Oriental spear lobster]


Linuparus trigonus
[spear lobster]
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Nupalirus chani
[small furrow lobster]
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Nupalirus japonicus
[Japanese furrow lobster]
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Nupalirus vericeli
[Polynesian furrow lobster]
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Palibythus magnificus
[musical furry lobster]
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Palinurellus gundlachi
[Caribbean furry lobster]
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Palinurellus wieneckii
[Indo-Pacific furry lobster]
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Palinurus barbarae
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Palinurus charlestoni
[Cape Verde spiny lobster]
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Palinurus delagoae
[Natal spiny lobster]


Palinurus elephas
[Common spiny lobster]


Palinurus gilchristi
[Southern spiny lobster]


Palinurus mauritanicus
[pink spiny lobster]
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Palinustus holthuisi
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Palinustus mossambicus
[Buffalo blunthorn lobster]
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Palinustus truncatus
[American blunthorn lobster]
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Palinustus unicornutus
[unicorn blunthorn lobster]
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Palinustus waguensis
[Japanese blunthorn lobster]


Panulirus argus
[Caribbean spiny lobster]
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Panulirus brunneiflagellum
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Panulirus cygnus
[Australian spiny lobster]
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Panulirus echinatus
[brown spiny lobster]
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Panulirus femoristriga
[stripe-leg spiny lobster]


Panulirus gracilis
[green spiny lobster]
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Panulirus guttatus
[spotted spiny lobster]


Panulirus homarus
[scalloped spiny lobster]
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Panulirus inflatus
[blue spiny lobster]
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Panulirus interruptus
[Mexican spiny loster]
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Panulirus japonicus
[Japanese spiny lobster]
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Panulirus laevicauda
[smoothtail spiny lobster]


Panulirus longipes
[longlegged spiny lobster]
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Panulirus marginatus
[banded spiny lobster]


Panulirus ornatus
[ornate spiny lobster]
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Panulirus pascuensis
[Easter Island spiny lobster]


Panulirus penicillatus
[pronghorn spiny lobster]


Panulirus polyphagus
[mud spiny lobster]


Panulirus regius
[royal spiny lobster]
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Panulirus stimpsoni
[Chinese spiny lobster]


Panulirus versicolor
[painted spiny lobster]
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Projasus bahamondei
[Chilean jagged lobster]


Projasus parkeri
[Cape jagged lobster]


Puerulus angulatus
[banded whip lobster]
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Puerulus carinatus
[red whip lobster]
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Puerulus richeri
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Puerulus sewelli
[Arabian whip lobster]
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Puerulus velutinus
[velvet whip lobster]


Sagmariasus verreauxi
[green rock lobster]
58 Species of Family Palinuridae
(spiny lobsters)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Jasus caveorum Eastern Central Pacific
Jasus edwardsii red rock lobster Indo-West Pacific 58 TL
Jasus frontalis Juan Fernandez rock lobster Southeast Pacific 48 TL
Jasus lalandii Cape rock lobster Southeast Atlantic 46 BL
Jasus novaehollandiae southern rock lobster Indo-West Pacific 51 TL
Jasus paulensis St. Paul rock lobster Western and Antarctic Ind 37 TL
Jasus tristani Tristan rock lobster Southeast Atlantic 35.5 TL
Justitia longimana West Indian furrow lobster Western Atlantic and Indo 15 TL
Justitia mauritiana gibbon furrow lobster Indo-West Pacific. 16 BL
Linuparus somniosus African spear lobster Western Indian Ocean. 35
Linuparus sordidus Oriental spear lobster Indo-West Pacific.
Linuparus trigonus spear lobster Indo-West Pacific 47 TL
Nupalirus chani small furrow lobster Western Central Pacific
Nupalirus japonicus Japanese furrow lobster Indo-West Pacific. 24 TL
Nupalirus vericeli Polynesian furrow lobster Central Pacific.
Palibythus magnificus musical furry lobster Central Pacific. 27 TL
Palinurellus gundlachi Caribbean furry lobster Western Central Atlantic 15 TL
Palinurellus wieneckii Indo-Pacific furry lobster Indo-Pacific. 20 TL
Palinurus barbarae Western Indian Ocean
Palinurus charlestoni Cape Verde spiny lobster Eastern Central Atlantic 50 TL
Palinurus delagoae Natal spiny lobster Western Indian Ocean and 35 TL
Palinurus elephas Common spiny lobster Eastern Atlantic and the 50 TL
Palinurus gilchristi Southern spiny lobster Western Indian Ocean and 31 BL
Palinurus mauritanicus pink spiny lobster Eastern Atlantic and the 75 TL
Palinustus holthuisi Northwest Pacific.
Palinustus mossambicus Buffalo blunthorn lobster Indo-West Pacific.
Palinustus truncatus American blunthorn lobster Western Atlantic. 10 TL
Palinustus unicornutus unicorn blunthorn lobster Indo-Pacific.
Palinustus waguensis Japanese blunthorn lobster Indo-West Pacific.
Panulirus argus Caribbean spiny lobster Atlantic Ocean. 45 TL
Panulirus brunneiflagellum Northwest Pacific
Panulirus cygnus Australian spiny lobster Indo-West Pacific 40 TL
Panulirus echinatus brown spiny lobster Atlantic Ocean. 39 TL
Panulirus femoristriga stripe-leg spiny lobster Indo-Pacific.
Panulirus gracilis green spiny lobster Eastern Pacific 32 TL
Panulirus guttatus spotted spiny lobster Western Atlantic 20 TL
Panulirus homarus scalloped spiny lobster Indo-Pacific 31 TL
Panulirus inflatus blue spiny lobster Eastern Central Pacific
Panulirus interruptus Mexican spiny loster Eastern Central Pacific 60 TL
Panulirus japonicus Japanese spiny lobster Western Pacific. 30 TL
Panulirus laevicauda smoothtail spiny lobster Western Atlantic 31 TL
Panulirus longipes longlegged spiny lobster Indo-Pacific 30 TL
Panulirus marginatus banded spiny lobster Eastern Central Pacific
Panulirus ornatus ornate spiny lobster Indo-West Pacific. 50 TL
Panulirus pascuensis Easter Island spiny lobster Pacific Ocean. 25 TL
Panulirus penicillatus pronghorn spiny lobster Indo-Pacific. 40 TL
Panulirus polyphagus mud spiny lobster Indo-West Pacific 40 TL
Panulirus regius royal spiny lobster Eastern Atlantic and the 35 TL
Panulirus stimpsoni Chinese spiny lobster Indo-West Pacific.
Panulirus versicolor painted spiny lobster Indo-Pacific 40 TL
Projasus bahamondei Chilean jagged lobster Southeast Pacific 18.5 TL
Projasus parkeri Cape jagged lobster Southeast Atlantic and In 15 TL
Puerulus angulatus banded whip lobster Indo-Pacific.
Puerulus carinatus red whip lobster Western Indian Ocean. 20 TL
Puerulus richeri Pacific Ocean.
Puerulus sewelli Arabian whip lobster Western Indian Ocean. 20 BL
Puerulus velutinus velvet whip lobster Indo-West Pacific
Sagmariasus verreauxi green rock lobster Indo-West Pacific. 60.96 TL



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