Status in World Register of Marine Species
Scientific synonyms and common names
Frey, H.W., 1971. California's living marine resources and their utilization:1-148, figs
Mitchell, C.T., C.H. Turner and A.R. Strachan, 1969 Observations on the biology and behaviour of the California Spiny Lobster, Panulirus interruptus (Randall). California Fish and Game, 55:121-131, figs 1-9
Randall, J.W., 1840. Catalogue of the Crustacea brought by Thomas Nuttall and J.K. Townsend, from the West Coast of North America and the Sandwich Islands, with descriptions of such species as are apparently new, among which are included several species of different localities, previously existing in the collection of the Academy. Journal Academy Natural Sciences Philadelphia, 8(1): 106-147, pls. 3-7.
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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