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Palinustus waguensis   Kubo, 1963

Japanese blunthorn lobster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Palinustus waguensis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Palinuridae

Environment / Climate / Range

Demersal; depth range 72 - 180 m, usually 72 - 84 m.  Tropical; 36°N - 8°S, 72°E - 141°E (Ref. 4)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmCommon length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has lengths of 5 to 10 cm, total body length; 0.8 to 3.2 cm, carapace length. (Ref. 4). Occurs in rather shallow waters in Japan, where it sometimes is caught in lobster trap nets; the specimens from India and the Philippines were taken in depths between 72 and 84 m, the juvenile from Amboina came from a depth of "ca. 100 fms" (about 180 m), from a stony bottom (Ref. 191). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Sekiguchi, N. and S. Okubo. 1986. (Ref. 191)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: of potential interest
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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 23.8 - 27.5, mean 25.8 (based on 49 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high