Two-spined Rock Lobster, Pronghorn Spiny Lobster, Red Spiny Lobster, Taitung Spiny Lobster
Panulirus penicillatus, Cocos Island, Costa Rica, Photo: Graham Edgar
Panulirus penicillatus, Galapagos, Photo: Graham Edgar
Tropical Eastern Pacific, Tropical Indo-Pacific
Max Size: 40 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 24.0-29.8°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
Threats: Exploitation, Habitat degradation
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Frequent (10% 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.