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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Scyllarides herklotsii (Herklots, 1851)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Scyllarides herklotsii (Herklots, 1851)

Scyllarus herklotsii Herklots, 1851, Additamenta ad faunam carcinologicam Africae occidentalis:14, pl 2 figs. 14, 15.
Formerly sometimes identified with Scyllarides latus.

FAO Names:
Red slipper lobster [English]
Cigale rouge [French]
Cigarra roja [Spanish]

Local Names:
ANGOLA: Cigarra do mar, Lagosta da pedra
GHANA: Po-sesaw (Fante language), Red squat lobster

Red slipper lobster (Scyllarides herklotsii)