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Panulirus versicolor (painted spiny lobster)

Wikipedia Abstract

Panulirus versicolor is a species of spiny lobster that lives in tropical reefs. Other names include painted rock lobster, blue lobster, and blue spiny lobster. P. versicolor is one of the three most common varieties of spiny lobster in Sri Lanka, alongside Panulirus homarus and Panulirus ornatus.
View Wikipedia Record: Panulirus versicolor

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Blackbrook Zoological Park
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Ouwehand Zoo
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC


Indo-West Pacific;



Species recognized by , 1998-02-19, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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