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What are some scientific names for crabs and lobsters?

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February 22, 2008 1:01PM

There are 48 known species of Lobster, all with their own scientific and common names. These are as follows: * Acanthacaris caeca * Acanthacaris tenuimana * Eunephrops bairdii * Eunephrops cadenasi * Eunephrops luckhursti * Eunephrops manningi * Homarinus capensis (also known as the Cape lobster) * Homarus americanus (also known as the American lobster) * Homarus gammarus (also known as the European lobster) * Metanephrops andamanicus (also known as the Andaman lobster) * Metanephrops arafurensis * Metanephrops armatus * Metanephrops australiensis (also known as the Australian scampi) * Metanephrops binghami (also known as the Caribbean lobster) * Metanephrops boschmai (also known as the bight lobster) * Metanephrops challengeri (also known as the New Zealand scampi) * Metanephrops formosanus * Metanephrops japonicus (also known as the Japanese lobster) * Metanephrops mozambicus * Metanephrops neptunus * Metanephrops rubellus * Metanephrops sagamiensis * Metanephrops sibogae * Metanephrops sinensis * Metanephrops thomsoni * Metanephrops velutinus * Nephropides caribaeus * Nephrops norvegicus (also known as the Norway lobster) * Nephropsis acanthura * Nephropsis aculeata (also known as the Florida lobsterette) * Nephropsis agassizii * Nephropsis atlantica * Nephropsis carpenteri * Nephropsis ensirostris * Nephropsis hamadai * Nephropsis holthuisii * Nephrops macphersoni * Nephropsis malhaensis * Nephropsis neglecta * Nephropsis occidentalis * Nephropsis rosea * Nephropsis serrata * Nephropsis stewarti * Nephropsis suhmi * Nephropsis sulcata * Thymopides grobovi * Thymops birsteini * Thymopsis nilenta