Specimens were found within the intertidal zone, amongst surfgrass. La Jolla, California
California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus). This ventral view shows 5 pairs of walking legs, the muscular and flexible abdomen (with attached pleopods), and the fanlike telson (the actual "tail" of the lobster).
Paul Detwiler (photographer; copyright holder; identification)
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