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Panulirus pascuensis   Reed, 1954

Easter Island spiny lobster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Palinuridae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 96667).  Subtropical; 23°S - 30°S, 133°W - 109°W (Ref. 4)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 101422); common length :24 cm BL (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has lengths of 15 to 25 cm (male) and 15 to 24 cm (female) total body length; 6 to 10 cm (male) and 6 to 9.5 cm (female), carapace length (Ref. 4). Littoral to sublittoral (Ref. 77016). Found in shallow water, from 1 to 5 m deep in crevices of rocky substrates (Ref. 4). Nocturnal. Omnivorous. In general, thorny lobsters have a consistent diet of gastropods, fish remains, decapod, red algae, and brown algae (Ref. 107049).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Impregnated and ovigerous females have been taken in December (Ref. 4).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Data deficient (DD) ; Date assessed: 03 December 2009

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high