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Panulirus interruptus (California spiny lobster)

Wikipedia Abstract

The California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus) is a species of spiny lobster found in the eastern Pacific Ocean from Monterey Bay, California to the Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico. It typically grows to a length of 30 cm (12 in) and is a reddish-brown color with stripes along the legs, and has a pair of enlarged antennae but no claws.
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Prey / Diet

Aplysia californica (California seahare)[1]
Aplysia vaccaria (California black seahare)[1]
Californiconus californicus (California cone)[1]
Crassadoma gigantea (giant rock-scallop)[1]
Diopatra ornata[1]
Haliotis rufescens (red abalone)[1]
Hiatella arctica (Arctic hiatella)[1]
Kelletia kelletii (Kellet's whelk)[1]
Loxorhynchus grandis (sheep crab)[1]
Lytechinus pictus[1]
Megathura crenulata (giant keyhole limpet)[1]
Mesocentrotus franciscanus (Red sea urchin)[1]
Mitra idae (half-pitted miter)[1]
Mytilus californianus (California mussel)[1]
Neobernaya spadicea (chestnut cowrie)[1]
Panulirus interruptus (California spiny lobster)[1]
Phragmatopoma californica (Sand-builder worm)[1]
Pugettia producta (northern kelp crab)[1]
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus (Purple sea urchin)[1]


Embiotoca jacksoni (Black perch)[1]
Octopus bimaculatus (california two-spot octopus)[2]
Panulirus interruptus (California spiny lobster)[1]
Paralabrax clathratus (Sea bass)[1]
Paralabrax nebulifer (Sea bass)[1]
Scorpaena guttata (finscaled scoprionfish)[1]
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus (Sculpin)[1]
Semicossyphus pulcher (California sheephead)[1]
Stereolepis gigas (Black jewfish)[1]
Triakis semifasciata (Leopard shark)[1]

Range Map

East Pacific;



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.
2CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
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