Common spiny lobster
|Scientific name||Palinurus elephas|
General characteristics of the species
Crustacean. Inhabits caves and rocky cavities in the infralittoral zone (10-200m). It has a reddish brown color, with a pair of large yellow spots on the abdominal segments. The legs have clear longitudinal lines.
|Main fishing gear||Manual harvesting (traps and graves).|
|Main ways of presenting the product||Packed in polyethylene boxes or tanks. Alive. On ice.|