Chapter 11. Panulirus Species

  1. Bruce F. Phillips
  1. Bruce F. Phillips1 and
  2. Roy Melville-Smith2

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995969.ch11

Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries

Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries

How to Cite

Phillips, B. F. and Melville-Smith, R. (2007) Panulirus Species, in Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries (ed B. F. Phillips), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995969.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Department of Environmental Biology, Muresk Institute, Curtin, University of Technology, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Environmental Biology, Muresk Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

  2. 2

    Fisheries Research Division, Department of Fisheries (Western Australia)

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 19 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126571

Online ISBN: 9780470995969

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Keywords:

  • panulirus species;
  • lobsters;
  • life cycle;
  • reproduction;
  • predators and diseases

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Species and distribution

  • Life history, growth and reproduction

  • Predators and diseases

  • Ecology and behaviour

  • Population dynamics and regulation

  • Harvest of wild populations and their regulations

  • Aquaculture and enhancement

  • Management and conservation

  • Conclusions