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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Panulirus guttatus (Latreille, 1804)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Panulirus guttatus (Latreille, 1804)

Palinurus guttatus Latreille, 1804, Annales Muséum Histoire Naturelle, Paris, 3: 392
Palinurus (Senex) guttatus Pfeffer, 1881

FAO Names:
Spotted spiny lobster [English]
Langouste tachetée [French]
Langosta moteada [Spanish]

Local Names:
BERMUDA: Guinea chick lobster, Star lobster, Spotted spiny lobster
CUBA: Langosta manchada Langosta verde
MARTINIQUE: Homard bissie, Homard brésilien
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES: Kreef spanjo, Kreef indjan (Curaçcao, Papiamentu language), Spanish lobster (St. Martin), Sand lobster (St. Eustatius)
USA Spotted lobster, Guinea lobster, Rock lobster, Spotted crawfish, Spotted spiny lobster

Spotted spiny lobster (Panulirus guttatus)