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oceanservice.noaa.gov

Besides American lobsters, people also enjoy European lobsters, Spiny lobsters, scampi, and crayfish. Lobsters are usually caught in an underwater trap called a “lobster pot,” baited with dead fish. Lobsters usually feed on bottom dwellers like clams, snails, and crabs. Lobsters live in the murk and mud at the bottom of the ocean. Lobsters can […]

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Neil Conway

Lobsters are a great source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. If you hold the butter, lobsters aren’t fattening. Three and a half ounces only have 96 calories and about two grams of fat. Lobsters are considered marine crustaceans along with shrimp, krill, and barnacles. The American lobster, found in the Atlantic Ocean, bears the scientific […]

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Maine.gov

Lobster fishermen throw back lobsters that are too small and lobsters that are too big. The small ones need to grow, while the large ones add vigor to the gene pool. In Maine, a lobster’s body must be at least 3 1/4 inches to keep, and can’t be over 5 inches. When lobsters mate, the […]

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100 fun facts about lobsters

Everyone loves lobster. A little butter, a little candlelight, yum! But, have you ever wondered about the secret life of this tasty crustacean? Here are 100 fun facts you probably never knew about the lowly lobster. Lobsters were once considered the poor man’s chicken. In Colonial times, it was fed to pigs and goats and […]

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