Eastern Rock Lobster

Jasus verreauxi
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Jasus verreauxi
Other names Green Crayfish, Green Rock Lobster, Marine Crayfish, NSW Spiny Lobster, Packhorse Crayfish, Sea Crayfish, Smooth Tailed Crayfish, Sydney Crayfish
Size Up to 60 cm (23.6 in)
Weight Over 8 kg (17.6 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal to deep ocean waters in weed & kelp beds to rocky & reef areas in holes, crevices & under ledges
Depth Range 0 - 200 m (656 ft)
Eastern Rock Lobster Distribution