Spiny lobster
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Spiny lobster encyclopedia (New Leaf)
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Location Price
Bottom of the Ocean 3,000 Bells
Size Shadow size
13.20 inches Large, erratic
Time of year Time of day
September 16th to December 9pm - 4am
Scientific name Panulirus argus
Family Palinuridae
Appearances NL
Regional names Flag of Italy small Aragosta mediterranea
Flag of France small Langouste
"I got a spiny lobster! Who would give lobsters SPINES?" —New Leaf

The spiny lobster is a large benthic animal found at the bottom of the sea. It is indicated by a circular shadow. Diving is the only way of capturing it. The spiny lobster is catchable from September 16th to December.

Donation to the museum

In New Leaf

In New Leaf, an information board in the aquarium will list information about this creature.

"The representative species for all large Lobsters, they've become a lasting symbol of longevity. They live between rocks in shallow waters with octopuses as their natural enemies. Only Octopuses are capable of reaching in between the rocks with their long arms to catch them."

Encyclopedia Information

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Deep-Sea Creature
Encyclopedia Information
Spiny lobster encyclopedia (New Leaf)
"I got a spiny lobster! Who would give lobsters SPINES?"
Size 13 inches
Time Night-Morning
Season Winter


Further information

Main article: Spiny lobster on Wikipedia

Spiny lobsters, also known as langouste or rock lobsters, are a family (Palinuridae) of about 60 species of achelate crustaceans, in the Decapoda Reptantia. Although they superficially resemble true lobsters in terms of overall shape and having a hard carapace and exoskeleton, the two groups are not closely related.

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