Status in World Register of Marine Species
Scientific synonyms and common names
Berry, P.F. and R.W. George, 1972. A new species of the genus Linuparus (Crustacea, Palinuridae) from South-East Africa. Zoölogische Mededelingen, Leiden, 46:17-23, text fig. 1, pls 1,2
Fischer, W. and G. Bianchi (eds), 1984. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Indian Ocean (Fishing Area 51), vol. 5:pag.var.
Ivanov, B.G. and V.V. Krylov, 1980. Length-weight relationship in some common prawns and lobsters (Macrura, Natantia and Reptantia) from the western Indian Ocean. Crustaceana, 38:279-289
Williams, A.B., 1986. Lobsters - Identification, world distribution, and U.S. trade. Marine Fisheries Review, 48(2):1-36, figs 1-80
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