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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Metanephrops thomsoni (Bate, 1888)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Metanephrops thomsoni (Bate, 1888)

Nephrops thomsoni Bate, 1888, Report Voyage Challenger, Zool., 24: 185, pl. 25 fig.1, pl. 26 figs.1-9.

FAO Names:
Red-banded lobster [English]

Local Names:
JAPAN: Minami akaza-ebi
CHINA (Province of Taiwan): Te-Chia Shia (also used for other species of the genus).

Red-banded lobster (Metanephrops thomsoni)