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Description:

The Maine, or American, lobster is a crustacean with two strong claws: a big-toothed crusher claw for pulverizing shells and a finer-edged ripper claw resembling a steak knife, for tearing soft flesh. This website includes biological remarks, fisheries, economics, history of exploitation, and comparison with other lobsters. Also features educational activities and links to external sites.

Subjects:

  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Agriculture
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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  • Grade 12

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Science -- Biological and life sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Education,NSDL,Early Elementary,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110503233016214T,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,General Public,Elementary School,Science -- Instructional issues,Life Science,Informal Education,Science -- Biology,Science -- Agriculture

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English

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