Double Spined Lobster

Panulirus penicillatus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Panulirus penicillatus
Other names Variegated Crayfish, Tufted Spiny Lobster, Socorro Spiny Lobster, Pronghorn Spiny Lobster, Golden Rock Lobster, Coral Cray
Size Up to 40 cm (16 in)
Weight Up to 3 kg (6.61 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Shallower coastal waters amongst rocky areas & reef on slopes in holes, caves, crevices & under ledges
Depth Range 0 - 16 m (52 ft)
Double Spined Lobster Distribution