Animalia > Arthropoda > Malacostraca > Decapoda > Scyllaridae > Scyllarides > Scyllarides aequinoctialis

Scyllarides aequinoctialis (Spanish slipper lobster)

Synonyms: Pseudibacus gerstaeckeri; Pseudibacus spec; Scyllarus aequinoctialis; Scyllarus aequinoxialis

Wikipedia Abstract

Scyllarides aequinoctialis is a species of slipper lobster that lives in the western Atlantic Ocean from South Carolina to São Paulo State, Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea and Bermuda. Its common name is Spanish slipper lobster. It grows up to 30 centimetres (12 in) long, with a carapace 12 cm (4.7 in) long. S. aequinoctialis is the type species of the genus Scyllarides, and the first species of slipper lobster to be described from the Western Atlantic.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipiélago Los Roques National Park 409203 Venezuela    


Epinephelus quinquefasciatus (Spotted jewfish)[1]

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0