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Spiny lobster (Palinurus Elephas)
A crustacean with a spiny shell, an oblong body growing up to 50cm, and no claws. They are found in the Mediterranean and in the Eastern Atlantic up to South West England. These are suitable for any recipe requiring lobster. They are popular in the South of France, where they known as langouste.
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