Common spiny lobster
It is a decapod crustacean. It belongs to the Reptantia suborder. It lives on rocky bottoms that are not too deep and usually less than 100 m. hidden among the rocks. It can rarely be found on stony bottoms. They are related to river crabs.
The national lobster (Palinurus elephas) is the highest quality for its exquisite flavor. It is one of the stars of seafood, its meat being one of the most appreciated for its exquisite flavor.