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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Linuparus trigonus (von Siebold, 1824)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Linuparus trigonus (Von Siebold, 1824)

Palinurus trigonus Von Siebold, 1824, De Historia Naturalis in Japonia statu: 15. Name placed on the Official List of Specific names in Zoology, in Opinion 519 (published in 1958).
Avus trigonus Ortmann, 1891.

FAO Names:
Japanese spear lobster [English]

Local Names:
AUSTRALIA: Spear lobster, Champagne lobster,Barking crayfish
JAPAN: Hako-ebi ( = box lobster), Ishi-ebi ( = stone lobster)
PHILIPPINES: Uson (Ilongo).

Japanese spear lobster (Linuparus trigonus)