Mediterranean slipper lobster
General characteristics of the species
Crustacean of high commercial value. It lives in caves and rocky bottom cavities, between 5 and 200 m deep. It presents a rough body covered by protuberances, with a quadrangular carapace. The legs and antennae are bluish in color. The first abdominal segment has three dark spots, partially surrounded by a yellowish halo.
|Main fishing gear
||Manual (freediving) and traps (caves and cages).
|Main ways of presenting the product
||Packed in polyethylene boxes or tanks. Alive. On ice.