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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Palinurus mauritanicus Gruvel, 1911

Scientific synonyms and common names

Palinurus mauritanicus Gruvel, 1911

Palinurus vulgaris mauritanicus Gruvel, 1911, Annales Institut oceanographique, Monaco, (3)4: 22, pl.1 fig. 4
Palinurus vulgaris inflata Gruvel, 1910 (not Palinurus inflatus Bouvier, 1895 (= Panulirus inflatus (Bouvier))
Palinurus thomsoni Selbie, 1914
Carpus of 1st leg without anterodorsal spine.

FAO Names:
Pink spiny lobster [English]
Langouste rose [French]
Langosta mora [Spanish]

Local Names:
FRANCE: Langouste rose, Langouste du large
ITALY: Aragosta bianca, Aragosta mauritanica
MOROCCO: Azeffane, Bakhouche, Langousta
SENEGAL: Soum, Soumpé
SPAIN: Langosta rosada, Langosta roja

Pink spiny lobster (Palinurus mauritanicus)