spiny lobster


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spiny lobster

n.
Any of various edible marine decapod crustaceans of the family Palinuridae, having a spiny carapace and long antennae and lacking claws. Also called crayfish, langouste, rock lobster, sea crayfish.

spiny lobster

n
(Animals) any of various large edible marine decapod crustaceans of the genus Palinurus and related genera, having a very tough spiny carapace. Also called: rock lobster, crawfish or langouste

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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spiny lobster - warm-water lobsters without clawsspiny 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.spiny lobster - large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobstersspiny 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 commercial harvest of spiny lobster has a dockside value of more than $40 million dollars per year.
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.
Using the Caribbean spiny lobster Panulirus argus (Latreille, 1804) as a model, lobsters were subjected to 5 wk of controlled diets in a laboratory-feeding trial.
Landings control: a potential strategy for the conservation of spiny lobster in the Archipelago of San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina, Colombia.
Then a show-stopping Spiny Lobster Tempura in Sinigang Consomme.
Diners could choose from carpaccio of nutcoated lamb loin with gooseberry chutney, spiny lobster cake with tarragon foam and pan-seared Pacific scallops for starters.
Here, we summarize the major information and data sources, approaches, and assumptions involved in estimating catches from 3 sectors: 1) commercial fisheries, which is further subdivided into the artisanal fishery and the large-scale fishery for Caribbean spiny lobster (.
Jeffs AG, James P (2001) Sea-cage culture of the spiny lobster Jasus edwardsii in New Zealand.
And cracking is the word, as it's a messy but enjoyable task prying the meat from the spiny lobster.
treat Mom to all the choices on the regular menu, plus specials like Black Angus beef wellington with black truffle hollandaise; grilled spiny lobster tail with homemade tagliatelle pasta, wild mushrooms, asparagus tips and a coconut curry sauce; pan roasted Chilean sea bass and herb roasted pork loin.
Stock assessment of the red spiny lobster (Panulirus argus) caught in the tropical southwestern Atlantic
Like many lobster species, the California Spiny Lobster (Panulirus interruptus) is an economically important fishery species, supporting one of California's most valuable fisheries with annual ex-vessel values exceeding $9 million (Porzio et al.