Slipper Lobster (Parribacus)

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Photograph by Carlos Villoch

The attractively coloured Spanish or Slipper Lobster - with short, flat, plate-like antennae - are difficult to see on the reef because they are nocturnal feeders, sometimes preying on giant clams. Slipper lobsters are large crustaceans and may reach a length of 250 mm.

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