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Maine Lobsters Are Cannibals: They Eat Their Youngsters
2012-12-04 13:56:32

[Watch Video: Lobster Cannibals Captured On Film Along Maine Coast] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you have ever had the pleasure of cracking into a freshly broiled Maine lobster, then you probably know just how succulent these marine crustaceans can be. But its not just us that find these creatures delectable; it seems the lobster itself cannot resist snacking on its fellow arthropods from time to time. Lobsters have long been known to attack and eat each...

How Old Is That Lobster?
2012-12-03 05:06:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While some scientists have estimated that lobsters can live to be more than 100 years old, a new study has revealed a method for determining exactly how old these crustaceans really are. Writing in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences University of New Brunswick (UNB) research associate Raouf Kilada and colleagues reveal that lobsters, much like trees, have rings hidden on their bodies that can be counted to...

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2012-01-27 09:09:28

Researcher narrows down spread of first lobster virus From the Florida Keys to Cuba to the Bahamas and Belize, tourists and locals enjoy the taste of the Caribbean spiny lobster. Family operations and commercial fisheries alike depend on its popularity, so the lobster is important to many local economies. But this crustacean is threatened by a virus called Panulirus argus virus 1 (PaV1). "We know that it can spread between lobsters. They can eat infected tissue and contract it that...

2011-08-02 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3: MAINE LOBSTER FEST Profile America -- Wednesday, August 3rd. The 64th annual Maine Lobster Festival kicks off today, and by the time it ends on Sunday, 75,000 hungry people will have flocked to the city of Rockland. The first festival, held in 1947, drew 10,000 people,...

2011-07-26 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Lobster announced today the launch of a new national advertising campaign featuring the real people of Red Lobster - a first for the brand and the latest step in a multi-year brand refresh designed to broaden its appeal. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/51047-red-lobster-ad-campaign-grey-new-york-sea-food-differently (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110726/MM38208 )...

2011-06-06 11:00:00

NEW YORK, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Best known as the chef and fisherman who ran a successful underground lobster roll business from his Brooklyn basement apartment, lifelong seafood lover Ben Sargent brings boundless knowledge, experience, and passion to his new primetime Cooking Channel series Hook, Line & Dinner. By bike, boat, car or surfboard, Ben Sargent embarks on the ultimate coastal road trip and uncovers the country's regional seafood specialties and the local joints at...

2011-05-04 12:30:00

NEW YORK, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TastingTable.com, the country's fastest-growing digital epicurean publication, is thrilled to announce that tickets are now on sale for the 2011 Lobster Roll Rumble. Taking place June 9 at Center 548 in New York City, the Rumble will see 17 of the country's best rolls vie for the title of "TT Fan Favorite." The event will benefit Share Our Strength, the national nonprofit dedicated to ending childhood hunger in America. Competing restaurants include:...

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2011-03-17 09:38:08

By Greg Hand, University of Cincinnati Fossilized "snapshots" provide University of Cincinnati paleontologist Carlton E. Brett and colleagues with new insights into the behavior of ancient marine creatures. Brett will present this research March 20 at the regional meeting of the Geological Society of America in Pittsburgh. Few specimens inspire greater thrills among fossil collectors than a complete trilobite. These ancient arthropods "“ relatives of lobsters, spiders and insects...

2011-02-02 00:00:43

While everyone else is fighting for reservations, trying to park, waiting for their table and getting rushed by the waiter, just say "No." Instead, enjoy a Valentine dinner at home with a love fest of the best lobster and oysters in the world. Cupid will be proud. Machias Bay, ME (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 This year, instead of heading out to a restaurant why not stay home to enjoy a steamy, sizzling new Valentine's Day dinner Classic with live Maine lobster, award winning seafood...


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2008-05-05 22:35:37

The Norway Lobster (Nephrops norvegicus), also called the Dublin Bay Prawn, Langoustine or Scampi, is found in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean and North Sea as far north as Iceland and northern Norway, and south to Portugal. It is not common in the Mediterranean except in the north Adriatic Sea. The Norway Lobster is a slim orange-pink lobster up to 9.5 inches long. The tail is muscular, and is frequently eaten, often under the name "scampi". Norway lobsters are solitary predators, feeding...

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2008-05-05 22:31:03

The European Lobster (Homarus gammarus), is a large European clawed crustacean. The natural range of the European Lobster is the eastern Atlantic Ocean from Lofoten Islands in northwestern Norway to the Azores and Morocco. It is also found in the Mediterranean Sea west of Crete and in northwestern parts of the Black Sea. It is not found in the Baltic Sea. It is rarely found deeper than 165 feet, but can be found anywhere from the low tide mark to 500 feet, on hard substrates made of rock or...

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2009-03-28 16:53:01

Jasus lalandii, more commonly known as the Cape Rock Lobster or West Coast Rock Lobster, is a species of spiny lobster found in the waters off the coast of Southern Africa. Although it is unknown whom the name of this species is in honor of, there have been suggestions that it may be attributed to French astronomer Jérôme Lalande. Cape Rock Lobster are rocky bottom dwellers generally in shallow waters, but have been found in waters as deep as 150 feet. They range along the coast...

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2013-09-05 00:00:00

The Lagostino, Panulirus argus is a species of spiny lobster inhabiting the waters of the western Atlantic Ocean, from North Carolina down to eastern South America at depths from 100 to 300 feet. They dwell on reefs and in mangrove swamps, or habitats with some sort of cover. More familiar names for the species include Caribbean Spiny Lobster, Florida Spiny Lobster or West Indies Spiny Lobster. Shortened variations of the name could include Lagostino, Crawfish, Crayfish or Bug. The...

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