Definition of Cape lobster
1. Noun. Small lobster of southern Africa.
Generic synonyms: True Lobster
Group relationships: Genus Homarus, Homarus
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Literary usage of Cape lobster
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1912)
"To conclude this account of the cape lobster I quote from Stebbings: The ... At last the cape lobster thus emerges as a true species, of small size and ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1890)
"... angel-shark the Turks are said to make the most beautiful sea-green watch-cases. The coarse Cape sponges are also useful ; and the cape lobster (Pal- ..."
3. Illustrated Official Handbook of the Cape and South Africa: A Résumé of the by John Noble (1896)
"The cape lobster (crayfish) abounds in Table Bay, the haul being sometimes as much as 14000 a clay, and a canning factory lias recently been established, ..."
4. The Commercial Products of the Sea: Or, Marine Contributions to Food by Peter Lund Simmonds (1879)
"Those less than eight inches, or which have lost a claw, are only worth half this price, and they are now prohibited to be sold. The cape lobster (Palinurus ..."