Panulirus gracilis, Cocos Island, Costa Rica, Photo: Graham Edgar
Panulirus gracilis, Machillia, Ecuador, Photo: Graham Edgar
Tropical Eastern Pacific
Max Size: 32 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 26.3-30.2°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef, Soft sediment
Threats: By-catch, Exploitation
IUCN Threat Status: Data Deficient
Occurrence: Frequent (16% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Few (2 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.