Nephrops norvegicus

Nephrops norvegicus, kent as prawns, is a slim, orange-pink lapster that growes up tae 25 cm (10 in) lang, an is "the maist important commercial crustacean in Europe".[3]

Nephrops norvegicus
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Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Cless: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Faimily: Nephropidae
Genus: Nephrops
Species: N. norvegicus
Binomial name
Nephrops norvegicus
Synonyms[2]
  • Cancer norvegicus Linnaeus, 1758
  • Astacus norvegicus Fabricius, 1775
  • Homarus norvegicus Weber, 1795
  • Astacus rugosus Rafinesque, 1814
  • Nephropsis cornubiensis Bate & Rowe, 1880

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Nephrops norvegicus". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. 2011. Retrieved 1 Januar 2012. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. Lipke B. Holthuis (1991). "Nephrops norvegicus". FAO Species Catalogue, Volume 13. Marine Lobsters of the World. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125. Food and Agriculture Organization. ISBN 92-5-103027-8.
  3. Mike C. Bell; Frank Redant & Ian Tuck (2006). "Nephrops Species". In Bruce F. Phillips (ed.). Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 412–461. doi:10.1002/9780470995969.ch13. ISBN 978-1-4051-2657-1. Cite uses deprecated parameter |last-author-amp= (help)