Scyllarides astoriis commonly referred to as Galapagos slipper lobster, Rock slipper lobster. Difficulty in the aquarium:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 8857 AphiaID: 382910 Scientific: Scyllarides astori German: Galapagos Bärenkrebs English: Galapagos Slipper Lobster, Rock Slipper Lobster Category: Gamberi pistolero Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Scyllaridae (Family) > Scyllarides (Genus) > astori (Species) Initial determination: Holthuis, 1960 Sea depth: 0 - 20 Meter Size: 8 cm - 38 cm Temperature: °C - 25°C Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Data deficient (DD) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Scyllarides astori Holthuis, 1960
Galapagos slipper lobster can be found in shallow water to depht of 10 m,probably on rocky substrate. This species is nocturnal.
The carapax length is from is 8 to 12 cm., the total length to about 25 cm.
It is preyed by the large groupers.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Achelata (Infraorder) > Scyllaridae (Family) > Arctidinae (Subfamily) > Scyllarides (Genus) > Scyllarides astori (Species)
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