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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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He also used the speech to announce that the European Commission had responded to pressure from DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) for tariff concessions on a range of fish products, including cod and Western Australian rock lobster. He said: "The Commission has just come forward with proposals for Autonomous Tariff Quotas for these products.
Australian seafood exports rose last year -- led by high-value fish products such as rock lobster, prawns, abalone and tuna -- as growers focused on fish farming and high-quality seafood harvests.