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Panulirus longipes   (Milne-Edwards, 1868)

longlegged spiny lobster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Panulirus longipes   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Palinuridae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 1 - 122 m (Ref. 4), usually 1 - 18 m (Ref. 4)

Climate / Range
Tropical, preferred 27°C (Ref. 107945); 36°N - 35°S, 33°E - 142°W (Ref. 4)

Distribution
Indo-Pacific: South Africa to Japan and Polynesia.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has lengths of 30 cm, maximum total body length; 12 cm, maximum carapace length; 8 to 10 cm, average carapace length; 14 cm, total length of smallest ovigerous female (Ref. 4). Lives in clear or slightly turbid water at depths of 1 to 18 m (also reported from 122 m), in rocky areas and coral reefs. They are nocturnal and not gregarious (Ref. 4). 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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (20 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high