Nephrops norvegicus

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

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]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Nephrops norvegicus". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. 2011. Retrieved January 1, 2012. 
  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. Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 412–461. doi:10.1002/9780470995969.ch13. ISBN 978-1-4051-2657-1.