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Family: Nephropidae clawed crabs (See list of species below)

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60 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acanthacaris caeca
[Atlantic deep lobster]
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Acanthacaris tenuimana
[prickly deep-sea lobster]
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Dinochelus ausubeli
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Eunephrops bairdii
[red lobster]
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Eunephrops cadenasi
[sculptured lobster]
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Eunephrops luckhursti
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Eunephrops manningi
[banded lobster]
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Homarinus capensis
[Cape lobster]


Homarus americanus
[American lobster]


Homarus gammarus
[European lobster]


Metanephrops andamanicus
[Andaman lobster]
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Metanephrops arafurensis
[Arafura lobster]
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Metanephrops armatus
[armoured lobster]


Metanephrops australiensis
[northwest lobster]
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Metanephrops binghami
[Caribbean lobster]
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Metanephrops boschmai
[Bight lobster]


Metanephrops challengeri
[New Zealand lobster]
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Metanephrops formosanus
[Formosa lobster]
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Metanephrops japonicus
[Japanese lobster]


Metanephrops mozambicus
[African lobster]
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Metanephrops neptunus
[Neptune lobster]


Metanephrops rubellus
[Urugavian lobster]
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Metanephrops sagamiensis
[sculpted lobster]
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Metanephrops sibogae
[Siboga lobster]
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Metanephrops sinensis
[China lobster]
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Metanephrops taiwanicus
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Metanephrops thomsoni
[red-banded lobster]


Metanephrops velutinus
[velvet lobster]
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Nephropides caribaeus
[mitten lobsterette]
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Nephrops japonicus
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Nephrops norvegicus
[Norway lobster]
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Nephrops thompsoni
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Nephropsis acanthura
[spinetail lobsterette]
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Nephropsis aculeata
[Florida lobsterette]
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Nephropsis agassizii
[prickly lobsterette]


Nephropsis atlantica
[scarlet lobsterette]
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Nephropsis carpenteri
[ridge-back lobsterette]
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Nephropsis ensirostris
[gladiator lobsterette]
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Nephropsis holthuisi
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Nephropsis malhaensis
[Saya de Malha lobsterette]
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Nephropsis neglecta
[ruby lobsterette]
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Nephropsis occidentalis
[Pacific lobsterette]
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Nephropsis rosea
[two-toned lobsterette]
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Nephropsis serrata
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Nephropsis stewarti
[Indian Ocean lobsterette]
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Nephropsis suhmi
[red and white lobsterette]
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Nephropsis sulcata
[grooved lobsterette]
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Thaumastocheles bipristis
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Thaumastocheles dochmiodon
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Thaumastocheles japonicus
[Pacific pincer lobster]
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Thaumastocheles massonktenos
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Thaumastocheles zaleucus
[Atlantic pincer lobster]
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Thaumastochelopsis brucei
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Thaumastochelopsis wardi
[Australian pincer lobster]
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Thymopides grobovi
[bellator lobster]
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Thymopides Iaurentae
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Thymopides laurentae
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Thymops birsteini
[Patagonian lobsterette]
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Thymops takedai
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Thymopsis nilenta
[Nilenta lobsterette]
60 Species of Family Nephropidae
(clawed crabs)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acanthacaris caeca Atlantic deep lobster Western Central Atlantic. 40
Acanthacaris tenuimana prickly deep-sea lobster Indo-West Pacific. 40 TL
Dinochelus ausubeli Western Central Pacific
Eunephrops bairdii red lobster Western Central Atlantic 20 TL
Eunephrops cadenasi sculptured lobster Western Central Atlantic. 30 TL
Eunephrops luckhursti Western Central Atlantic
Eunephrops manningi banded lobster Western Central Atlantic. 15 TL
Homarinus capensis Cape lobster Eastern Atlantic
Homarus americanus American lobster Northwest Atlantic and We 64 TL
Homarus gammarus European lobster Northeast Atlantic, Medit 65 TL
Metanephrops andamanicus Andaman lobster Indo-West Pacific. 20 TL
Metanephrops arafurensis Arafura lobster Indo-West Pacific
Metanephrops armatus armoured lobster Indo-West Pacific
Metanephrops australiensis northwest lobster Indo-west Pacific
Metanephrops binghami Caribbean lobster Western Central Atlantic
Metanephrops boschmai Bight lobster Indo-west Pacific
Metanephrops challengeri New Zealand lobster Indo-west Pacific 25 TL
Metanephrops formosanus Formosa lobster Indo-west Pacific
Metanephrops japonicus Japanese lobster Indo-west Pacific
Metanephrops mozambicus African lobster Southwest Atlantic and In 20.5 TL
Metanephrops neptunus Neptune lobster Indo-west Pacific
Metanephrops rubellus Urugavian lobster Western Atlantic 18 TL
Metanephrops sagamiensis sculpted lobster Indo-west Pacific
Metanephrops sibogae Siboga lobster Indo-west Pacific.
Metanephrops sinensis China lobster Indo-West Pacific 15 BL
Metanephrops taiwanicus Northwest Pacific.
Metanephrops thomsoni red-banded lobster Indo-West Pacific. 15 TL
Metanephrops velutinus velvet lobster Indo-West Pacific
Nephropides caribaeus mitten lobsterette Western Central Atlantic
Nephrops japonicus Western Pacific
Nephrops norvegicus Norway lobster Eastern Atlantic and the 24 TL
Nephrops thompsoni Northwest Pacific
Nephropsis acanthura spinetail lobsterette Indo-West Pacific. 3 TL
Nephropsis aculeata Florida lobsterette Western Atlantic 14.5 TL
Nephropsis agassizii prickly lobsterette Western Atlantic. 12 TL
Nephropsis atlantica scarlet lobsterette Eastern Atlantic 10.3000001907349 TL
Nephropsis carpenteri ridge-back lobsterette Indo-West Pacific
Nephropsis ensirostris gladiator lobsterette Indo-West Pacific.
Nephropsis holthuisi Indo-West Pacific
Nephropsis malhaensis Saya de Malha lobsterette Western Indian Ocean
Nephropsis neglecta ruby lobsterette Western Central Atlantic
Nephropsis occidentalis Pacific lobsterette Eastern Pacific
Nephropsis rosea two-toned lobsterette Western Central Atlantic
Nephropsis serrata Indo-West Pacific
Nephropsis stewarti Indian Ocean lobsterette Indo-West Pacific and Ea 15 BL
Nephropsis suhmi red and white lobsterette Indo-West Pacific. 11
Nephropsis sulcata grooved lobsterette Southeast Atlantic and In
Thaumastocheles bipristis Western Central Pacific
Thaumastocheles dochmiodon Western Pacific.
Thaumastocheles japonicus Pacific pincer lobster Western Pacific.
Thaumastocheles massonktenos Indo-West Pacific.
Thaumastocheles zaleucus Atlantic pincer lobster Western Central Atlantic
Thaumastochelopsis brucei Western Central Pacific
Thaumastochelopsis wardi Australian pincer lobster Eastern Indian Ocean
Thymopides grobovi bellator lobster Antarctic Indian Ocean
Thymopides Iaurentae Atlantic Ocean.
Thymopides laurentae Western Central Atlantic
Thymops birsteini Patagonian lobsterette Southeast Pacific, Southw 25 TL
Thymops takedai Antarctic Atlantic
Thymopsis nilenta Nilenta lobsterette Southern Atlantic



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