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rock lobster

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rock lobster

n
(Animals) another name for the spiny lobster
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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 effect of dietary carbohydrate on the appetite revival and glucose metabolism of juveniles of the spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii. Aquaculture 384-387:111-118.
Diet immersion time: effects on growth, survival and feeding behaviour of juvenile southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii. Aquaculture, 219: 303-316.
Many experiments have confirmed that American lobsters are aggressive in their inter- and intraspecific interactions (Tamm and Cobb, 1978; Rutishauser et al., 2004; Steneck, 2006; Williams et al., 2006; Williams et al., 2009); therefore, agonistic behavior is common among American lobsters congregating in and near lobster traps (Jury et al., 2001), as is the case with other decapods, including the rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii; Ihde et al., 2006), and the giant mud crab (Scylla serrata; Robertson, 1989), and the European green crab (Carcinus maenas; Bergshoeff et al., 2018).
The effect of temperature on survival, growth, feeding and metabolic activity of the southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii. Aquaculture, 185: 73-84.
[10.] 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.
The main digestive enzymes in crustaceans have been investigated, such as amylase and protease in mud crab, Scylla serrata [14] and spiny lobsters, Panulirus interruptus [15], P argus [16], and Jasus edwardsii [17]; protease in langostilla, Pleuroncodes planipes [18]; trypsin in shrimp, Penaeus monodon [19]; chymotrypsin in shrimp, P vannamei [20]; and both trypsin and chymotrypsin in crayfish, Cherax quadricarinatus [21].
Effect of stocking density and shelter on growth and mortality of early juvenile Jasus edwardsii held in captivity.
Spiny lobsters, Jasus edwardsii, also fragmented the shells, but in most cases carried them to their home crevices.
2014), and southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii (Hutton, 1875) (Gardner et al.