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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Homarus americanus H. Milne Edwards, 1837

Scientific synonyms and common names

Homarus americanus H. Milne Edwards, 1837

Homarus americanus H Milne Edwards, 1837, Histoire naturelle des Crustacés, 2: 334.
Astacus marinus Say, 1817 (non Fabricius, 1775)
Astacus americanus Stebbing, 1893
Homarus mainensis Berrill, 1956

FAO Names:
American lobster [English]
Homard américain [French]
Bogavante americano [Spanish]

Local Names:
CANADA: Lobster (English), Homard (French)
USA: American lobster, Maine lobster, Northern lobster

American lobster (Homarus americanus)