CRUSTACEANS

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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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters

Do you think much about the lobster before you crack it open and dip it in butter? These humble animals have some very odd habits. For one thing, they pee out of their faces.

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  • 10 Weird Facts About Lobsters

    10 Weird Facts About Lobsters

    Do you think much about the lobster before you crack it open and dip it in butter? These humble animals have some very odd habits. For one thing, they pee out of their faces. See more »

  • Is there a 400 pound lobster out there?

    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. See more »

  • The Ultimate Crustacean Quiz

    The Ultimate Crustacean Quiz

    The crustacean belongs to the same major division of the animal world as spiders, lobsters, shrimp and water flies. Take this quiz and learn more about how multi-faceted this group of creatures is. See more »

  • The Ultimate Lobster Quiz

    The Ultimate Lobster Quiz

    Lobsters are complex and intriguing crustaceans that are sought out by gourmet chefs and everyday cooks alike. Different species of lobsters live ubiquitously throughout the world. Take this quiz and learn more about this popular sea creature. See more »

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