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Copper lobster
Palinurellus gundlachi
(Von Martens, 1881)

This lobster is orange-red, to orange-brown. No obvious markings on its body. The antennae and claws are short in comparison to the body length.
Size: up to 15 cm body length.

Inhabits the deeper reefs, usually stays hidden, even during the night.
Depth: ranges from 20 m down to 45 m.

Occasional all over the Caribbean.

Copper lobster (Palinurellus gundlachi)