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Jasus novaehollandiae   Holthuis, 1963

southern rock lobster
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Palinuridae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 51.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)

Environment

Demersal; depth range 0 - 90 m

Climate / Range

Subtropical, preferred 15°C (Ref. 107945); 28°S - 45°S, 114°E - 154°E (Ref. 4)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Australia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has a maximum total body length of 51 cm; a maximum carapace length of 20 cm; and the ovigerous females carapace length of 5 to 16 cm (Ref. 4). Occurs at depths of 0 to 90 m (seldom at 150 m) on rocky substrate, especially on rocky onshore reefs with sufficient hiding places. It is gregarious and nocturnal. It is carnivorous and feeds on small crustaceans, molluscs and echinoderms (Ref. 4). Mating and egg-laying occurs from May to July after the moult of the female; hatching between July and December of even later (Ref. 4).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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)
Moderate vulnerability (40 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high