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Panulirus homarus (scalloped spiny lobster)

Wikipedia Abstract

Panulirus homarus is a species of spiny lobster that lives along the coasts of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It lives in shallow water, and feeds on the brown mussel Perna perna. It typically grows to a length of 20–25 cm ( ). Alongside the dark green nominate subspecies, two red subspecies are recognised, one around the Arabian Peninsula, and one around southern Africa. It is the subject of small-scale fishery.
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Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Echinothrix diadema (Spiny urchin)[1]

Predators

Balistoides viridescens (bluefin filefish)[1]
Cheilinus undulatus (Blue-tooth groper)[1]
Octopus cyanea (big blue octopus)[1]
Octopus vulgaris (common octopus)[2]

Distribution

Indo-West Pacific;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Clownfish and their Host Anemones ;; NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program 2CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
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