Debelius' Reef Lobster - Enoplomentopus debelius

Debelius’ Reef Lobster – Enoplomentopus debelius


The Purple Reef Lobster is a striking crustacean found in the and the Indo-Pacific Ocean.

  • Physical Appearance: As the name suggests, the Purple Reef Lobster displays vibrant purple coloration on its carapace (shell) and appendages, which can vary in intensity depending on factors such as age and environmental conditions. It has a pair of large, powerful claws used for defense and capturing prey.

    These lobsters are primarily found in rocky reef habitats along the coastlines of the Pacific Ocean. They inhabit crevices and caves within the reef structure, where they can seek shelter and protection.

  • Behavior: Purple Reef Lobsters are nocturnal creatures, meaning they are most active during the night. They are solitary animals, typically occupying individual territories within their chosen habitat. These lobsters are opportunistic feeders, consuming a variety of prey including small fish, crustaceans, mollusks, and carrion.

This specimen is small and about 2″ long

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