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Panulirus argus  (Latreille, 1804)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 97648

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Caribbean spiny lobster [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                   ClassMalacostraca Latreille, 1802  
                      SubclassEumalacostraca Grobben, 1892  
                         SuperorderEucarida Calman, 1904 – camarão, caranguejo, ermitão, lagosta, siri  
                            OrderDecapoda Latreille, 1802 – crabs, crayfishes, lobsters, prawns, shrimp, crabes, crevettes, écrevisses, homards  
                               SuborderPleocyemata Burkenroad, 1963  
                                  InfraorderPalinura Latreille, 1802  
                                     SuperfamilyPalinuroidea Latreille, 1802  
                                        FamilyPalinuridae Latreille, 1802 – spiny lobsters  
                                           GenusPanulirus White, 1847  
                                              SpeciesPanulirus argus (Latreille, 1804) – Caribbean spiny lobster  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31, pre-press (version 18-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: McLaughlin et al. 2005. Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Crustaceans. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31   
  Reference for: Panulirus argus, Caribbean spiny lobster [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Panulirus argus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Holthuis, L. B.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Marine Lobsters of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Species of Interest to Fisheries Known to Date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 13   
  Page(s): viii + 292   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-103027-8   
  Reference for: Panulirus argus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nizinski, Martha S.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Annotated checklist of decapod crustaceans of Atlantic coastal and continental shelf waters of the United States   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, vol. 116, no. 1   
  Page(s): 96-157   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0006-324X   
  Reference for: Panulirus argus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Williams, Austin B., Lawrence G. Abele, D. L. Felder, H. H. Hobbs, Jr., R. B. Manning, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Decapod Crustaceans   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 17   
  Page(s): 77   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-49-0, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Panulirus argus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Continental US, Native  



  Comment: McLaughlin et al. (2005) Occurrence values: A  
    McLaughlin et al. (2005) note: "Panulirus argus. Two subspecies, Panulirus argus argus and Panulirus argus westonii, were separated recently on the basis of molecular studies by S. K. Sarver, J. D. Silberman, and P. J. Walsh, 1998, J. Crustac. Biol. 18(1):177-186. Both subspecies are reported to occur in Florida by S. K. Sarver, D. Freshwater, D. Wilson, and P. J. Walsh, 2000, U.S. Natl. Mar. Fish. Serv. Fish. Bull. 98:870-873."  



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