Neurolipofuscin is a measure of age in Panulirus argus, the Caribbean spiny lobster, in Florida.

Accurate age estimates for Panulirus argus, the commercially important Caribbean spiny lobster, would greatly enhance life history and population analyses. Most age approximations of P. argus are based on size and growth data, but size is generally considered a poor proxy for age of crustaceans in the field because of numerous environmental, density… CONTINUE READING