rock lobster

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rock lobster

rock lobster

n
(Animals) another name for the spiny lobster

spin′y lob′ster


n.
any of several edible crustaceans of the family Palinuridae, differing from true lobsters in having a spiny shell and lacking large pincers.
[1810–20]
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Noun1.rock lobster - warm-water lobsters without clawsrock lobster - warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California
sea crawfish, spiny lobster, langouste, rock lobster, crawfish, crayfish - large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
shellfish - meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
2.rock lobster - large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobstersrock lobster - large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
lobster - any of several edible marine crustaceans of the families Homaridae and Nephropsidae and Palinuridae
genus Palinurus, Palinurus - type genus of the family Palinuridae
crayfish, langouste, rock lobster, spiny lobster - warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California
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2014), and southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii (Hutton, 1875) (Gardner et al.
The effect of temperature on survival, growth, feeding and metabolic activity of the southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii.
Commercially important fishery species such as the Nassau grouper Epinephelus striatus (Dahlgren and Eggleston, 2000), Caribbean spiny lobster Panulirus argus (Eggleston and Lipcius, 1992), New Zealand rock lobster Jasus edwardsii (Butler et al.
Jeffs AG, James P (2001) Sea-cage culture of the spiny lobster Jasus edwardsii in New Zealand.
A Retrospective Analysis of the Effects of Adopting Individual Transferable Quotas in the Tasmanian Red Rock Lobster, Jasus edwardsii, Fishery.
2002), and the total time required for the stomach of Jasus edwardsii to empty was 10 h (Simon & Jeffs, 2008).
Effect of stocking density and shelter on growth and mortality of early juvenile Jasus edwardsii held in captivity.
1980) Jasus edwardsii CPUE Mendelssohn (1981) Katsuwonus pelamis catch/effort Fogarty (1988) Homarus americanus catch/CPUE Jeffries et al.
Spiny lobsters, Jasus edwardsii, also fragmented the shells, but in most cases carried them to their home crevices.
Changes in the body composition of adult male southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii, during starvation.
Influence of diet on broodstock lipid and fatty acid composition and larval competency in the spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii.