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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Jasus edwardsii (Hutton, 1875)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Jasus (Jasus) edwardsii (Hutton, 1875)

Patinurus edwardsii Hutton, 1875, Transactions Proceedings New Zealand Institute, 7: 279.
No synonyms known. The species for a long time has incorrectly been synonymized with J. lalandii (H. Milne Edwards).

FAO Names:
Red rock lobster [English]

Local Names:
NEW ZEALAND: Red crayfish, Red spiny lobster, Common crayfish, Marine spiny crayfish, Rock lobster, Southern crawfish, Spiny crayfish; Koura (Maori language)

Red rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii)