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There are more than 52,000 species of Crustaceans in the world which include popular marine animals like lobsters, crabs, shrimp, crayfish and barnacles. Smaller crustacean breathe through their bodies and larger ones breathe through gills.

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Is there a 400 pound lobster out there?

Although no one can yet tell how old lobsters get, they show no apparent signs of aging. Learn why lobsters live so long and get so big, and what this means for other animals, including humans.


10 Weird Facts About Lobsters

10 Weird Facts About Lobsters

Lobsters pee out of their faces. Find out 10 weird facts about lobsters at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ultimate Crustacean Quiz

The Ultimate Crustacean Quiz

Smaller crustaceans serve as food for larger ones. Take this quiz and learn which of the larger crustaceans are considered delicacies in many countries. See more »

The Ultimate Lobster Quiz

The Ultimate Lobster Quiz

Lobsters are 10-legged crustaceans that live in oceans throughout the world. Take this quiz and learn more about lobsters See more »

Is there a 400 pound lobster out there?

Is there a 400 pound lobster out there?

A giant lobster weighing over 100 pounds could exist, according to recent studies on lobster growth and aging. Learn about the possibility of a giant lobster. See more »