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A rare yellow lobster joins New England Aquarium’s multicolored collection (Erica Yee, Boston.com)
Ghostly, translucent lobster hauled from ocean off Maine (AP via Boston.com)
Orange, yellow, blue, and even ‘Halloween’: The rarest lobster colors, explained (Nik DeCosta-Klipa, Boston.com)

American Lobster, Coloration (Wikipedia)


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American Lobster (New England Aquarium)
Lobster Facts (Maritime Aquarium)
Crabs, lobster & shrimp (BBC wildlife Finder)


lobster : any of a family (Nephropidae and especially Homarus americanus) of large edible marine decapod crustaceans that have stalked eyes, a pair of large claws, and a long abdomen and that include species from coasts on both sides of the North Atlantic and from the Cape of Good Hope — Webster

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Lobster comprise a family (Nephropidae, sometimes also Homaridae) of large marine crustaceans. They have long bodies with muscular tails, and live in crevices or burrows on the sea floor. Three of their five pairs of legs have claws, including the first pair, which are usually much larger than the others. Although several other groups of crustaceans have the word “lobster” in their names, the unqualified term “lobster” generally refers to the clawed lobsters of the family Nephropidae. Clawed lobsters are not closely related to spiny lobsters or slipper lobsters, which have no claws (chelae), or to squat lobsters. The closest living relatives of clawed lobsters are the reef lobsters and the three families of freshwater crayfish. — Wikipedia

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Lobster history you may not know (Emmet Meara, Bangor Daily News)


Quotations Page Bartlett’s


Maine Lobster Museum


WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library



Lobster (A-Z Animals)



NPR Archives








Lobster Humor (Pinterest)


OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form



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  • Orange, yellow, blue, and even 'Halloween': The...
    on September 13, 2017 at 9:00 am

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    on September 10, 2017 at 12:30 pm

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  • Fisherman catches clear-blue lobster - NOLA.com
    on September 5, 2017 at 12:22 pm

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