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Status in World Register of Marine Species

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Scientific synonyms and common names

Justitia longimanus (H. Milne Edwards,1837)

Synonyms:
Palinurus longimanus H. Milne Edwards, 1837, Histoire naturelle des Crustacés, 2: 295.

Sometimes when used with the generic name Justitia, the specific name is incorrectly spelled longimana, probably because Justitia is a feminine name. However, as longimanus is a noun, its ending is not to be changed with the gender of the generic name (International Code, Art. 31(b)ii).

FAO Names:
West Indian furrow lobster [English]
Langouste caraïbe [French]
Langosta de muelas [Spanish]

Local Names:
CUBA: Camarón de lo alto
CURACAO: Kreef di laman hundu ( = deep sea lobster), Kreef di awa blau (= blue water lobster) (Papiamento language)
GUADELOUPE: Criquet(St. Barthelémy)
MARTINIQUE: Homard brésilien
USA: Long-armedlobster, Long- armed spiny lobster

West Indian furrow lobster (Justitia longimanus)