Fat Tuna


Mediterranean slipper lobster

Scyllarides latus

Mediterranean slipper lobster lives on rocky or sandy substrates at depths of 4 – 100 metres.

Conservation Status

Although local stocks appear to be healthy, they have shown some signs of decline.

Principal fishing methods

fish traps.


Mediterranean slipper lobster can grow to a total body length of 45 centimetres and may weigh as much as 1.5 kilograms.


During May and September



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