WoRMS name details

Homarus capensis (Herbst, 1792)

246319  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246319)

 unaccepted (secondary synonym)
Species
marine
Type locality contained in Cape of Good Hope  
type locality contained in Cape of Good Hope [details]
WoRMS (2018). Homarus capensis (Herbst, 1792). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=246319 on 2018-04-25
Date
action
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2007-09-11 11:50:17Z
created
2009-02-24 11:29:24Z
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additional source Holthuis, L.B. 1991. FAO species catalogue. Vol 13. Marine lobsters of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species of interest to fisheries known to date. FAO fisheries Synopsis. 125 (13):292 p. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Habitat Shallow coastal waters, rock pools, etc. The extreme rarity of the species is the cause that very little is known about its habitat and biology. Old records, reporting that it is found in fresh water, are definitely incorrect [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Cape lobster  [details]
French homard du Cap  [details]
Spanish bogavante del Cabo  [details]