Description : Known from depths between 180 and 1300m of Indian coast, most common between 180 and 300m. The deep sea lobster grows to 20 cm in length and is sold as whole and tail forms.
Season : Peak in Dec to Jan
Description : Renowned as an esteemed delicacy, the rock lobsters are of high commercial value. Other species in abundance are P. ornatus and P. versicolor. Rock lobsters have mild and sweet flavor and firm texture. They are mostly sold in whole raw and cooked forms. Grows to size of about 30 cm size.
Season : Oct to Jan
Description :Highly prized, popular food species. The tail flesh is drier & stronger taste than that of lobsters. These small crustaceans are characterized by their wide, flat tail. Cooked meat is white and has a bland flavor and firm texture. They are sold in whole forms. Grows to about 25 cm.
Season : Peak in Dec to Jan