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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Panulirus inflatus (Bouvier, 1895)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Panulirus inflatus (Bouvier, 1895)

Palinurus inflatus Bouvier, 1895, Bulletin Museum Histoire Naturelle, Paris, 1: 8.
Palinurus digueti Gruvel, 1911; a manuscript name cited by Gruvel, 1911, in the synonymy of P. inflatus of which name it is an objective synonym.

FAO Names:
Blue spiny lobster [English]
Langouste bleue [French]
Langosta azul [Spanish]

Local Names:
MEXICO: Langosta azul, Langosta caribe, Langosta cabezona, Langosta de roca, Langosta prieta
USA: Pinto lobster, Blue spiny lobster

Blue spiny lobster (Panulirus inflatus)