Lobsters are a delicacy, but are also an interesting animal in the wild. Learn about lobsters and gain answers to some frequently asked questions about this crustacean
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Here are some basic facts about lobsters, including the types of lobsters, what they eat, how big they can get and how they are colored.
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If you like seafood, chances are you've had an American lobster, also known as a Maine lobster. While you may be familiar with cooking them, you may not know about the habits of lobsters in the wild, such as their ability to be aggressive in defending their territory, but tender when courting a mate.
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Do you know how to sex a lobster? There is a telltale clue under the lobster's tail. Click here
to learn how to tell male and female lobsters apart.
I aim to answer all your marine life questions here, and this is an interesting one, with an answer that is simpler than you might think. Learn why lobsters are a greenish brown in the wild but end up bright red on your plate.