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Panulirus pascuensis   Reed, 1954

Easter Island spiny 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 : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4); 24 cm TL (female)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 96667)

Climate / Range

Subtropical; 23°S - 30°S, 133°W - 109°W (Ref. 4)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has lengths of 15 to 25 cm (male) and 15 to 24 cm (female) total body length; 6 to 10 cm (male) and 6 to 9.5 cm (female), carapace length (Ref. 4). Littoral to sublittoral (Ref. 77016). Found in shallow water, from 1 to 5 m deep in crevices of rocky substrates (Ref. 4). Nocturnal. Omnivorous. In general, thorny lobsters have a consistent diet of gastropods, fish remains, decapod, red algae, and brown algae (Ref. 107049). Impregnated and ovigerous females have been taken in December (Ref. 4).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high