Homarus vulgaris


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Related to Homarus vulgaris: Homarus americanus
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Noun1.Homarus vulgaris - lobster of Atlantic coast of EuropeHomarus vulgaris - lobster of Atlantic coast of Europe
true lobster - large edible marine crustaceans having large pincers on the first pair of legs
genus Homarus, Homarus - type genus of the family Homaridae: common edible lobsters
European lobster - similar to but smaller than American lobsters
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Responses of cuticular sense organs of the lobster Homarus vulgaris (Crustacea).
Yonge (1937) reported that many secretory glands occur on the pleopods of the female of the lobster Homarus vulgaris. These glands are identical in structure to the tegumental glands that occur everywhere beneath the epithehum, and Yonge speculated that the fertilized eggs are attached by a "cement" secreted by these glands at the time of egg-laying.