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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The lipid, fatty acid and sterol composition of potential prey items of the southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii: an aid to identification of food-chain interactions.
Abstract--Catch rates in the South African rock lobster (Jasus lalandii) fishery declined after 1989 in response to reduced adult somatic growth rates and a consequent reduction in recruitment to the fishable population.
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Rock lobster tonnage, by contrast, increased in 1995, but had fallen sharply in 1994.
For the main entree you had a choice between the Honey Soy Glazed Alaskan Codfish, Creamy Potato, Risotto and the Surf and Turf of Grilled Beef Tenderloin and Rock Lobster Thermidor, which made me wonder if someone actually chose the fish.
As a special treat we were served the rock lobster with fennel confit and saffron.
At dinner, the hotel's signature restaurant 'The Copper Lobster', is inspired by the regionally caught lobster -- the Omani rock lobster, which has a hard, coppery-glow like shell.
Serum protein index should never be used without simultaneously assessing molt stage by microscopic examination of pleopods (Lyle & MacDonald 1983), or potentially by pigment stage (Musgrove 2001) although the latter has only been validated in one species of spiny lobster (the Southern Rock Lobster, Jasus edwardsii).
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Born and bred on the Chatham Islands, his whanau have been in the fishing industry for many years and he began his working life as a crew member onboard a rock lobster vessel; and then became skipper before heading away to Waikato University in 1988.
Johnston D, Melville-Smith R, Hendriks B, Maguire GB, Phillips B (2006) Stocking density and shelter type for the optimal growth and survival of western rock lobster Panulirus cygnus (George).
American lobsters often appear on menus in China as "Boston lobster'' and sell for $50 to $100 each in restaurants -- expensive, but more affordable than the Australian rock lobster, which can cost hundreds of dollars and doesn't have the big meaty claws of the American variety.