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Panulirus penicillatus (pronghorn spiny lobster; ula hiwa)

Synonyms: Astacus penicillatus; Palinurus penicillatus

Wikipedia Abstract

Panulirus penicillatus is a species of spiny lobster that lives on shallow rocky and coral reefs in the tropical Indo-Pacific region. Common names for this spiny lobster include variegated crayfish, tufted spiny lobster, spiny lobster, Socorro spiny lobster, red lobster, pronghorn spiny lobster, golden rock lobster, double spined rock lobster and coral cray. It has a very wide range and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed its conservation status as being of "least concern".
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Prey / Diet

Acanthaster planci (crown-of-thorns starfish)[1]


Cephalopholis argus (Argus grouper)[2]

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Food habits and prey selection of three species of groupers from the genus Cephalopholis (Serranidae: Teleostei), Muki Shpigel & Lev Fishelson, Environmental Biology of Fishes Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 67-73, 1989
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0