Kingdom : Animalia
                    Class : Crustacea
                 Family : Nephropidae
  Scientific Name : Nephropidae

                      Size : 25 - 70cm (9.8 - 27.5in)
                 Weight : 1 - 7kg (2.2 - 15lbs)
           Top Speed : 19km/h (12mph)
            Life Span : 20 - 80 years

                Colour : Red, Brown,
                                Blue, Orange
           Skin Type : Shell
Special Features : Thick armoured shell
                                and strong claws
  1. Lobsters are large crustaceans quite similar to shrimp and prawns.
  2. They prefer to inhabit shallow ocean water and live in sea gardens and rocky beds.
  3. They are one of the largest types of crustaceans, some of them weighing over 20 kg.
  4. They have thick armored shell and strong claws.
  5. They are solitary animals living by themselves, hiding in cervices and burrows under rocks.
  6. They continue to grow throughout their lives and some of the adults grow to an enormous size.
  7. Their average lifespan is 20-80 years with some of them living for more than a 100 years.
  8. Lobsters are carnivores mainly feeding on clams, mussels and starfish.
  9. Their natural predators include Humans, eels and large fish.
  10. They are one of the luxurious sea-food available to humans.
  11. They slowly walk along the sea floors and are known to swim, when in danger.
  12. They come various colors like red, green, purple, blue and yellow.
  13. Worldwide human consumption of lobsters has severely declined their population.

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