Name:

Lobster

Species Type:

Invertebrate

Region:

NA/New England region

Water Type:

Salt

Description:

Lobsters are crustaceans that have a tough shell and live on the ocean floor. There are many different types of lobsters, including the Maine (or American) lobster (an aggressive lobster with large front claws), the spiny lobster, and crayfish. Lobsters are invertebrates, animals without a backbone. Lobsters are cold-blooded; their body temperature depends on the temperature of the water.

Related Source:

Secret Life of Lobsters, The

Related Images:

external image lobster.gif
A shell-covered crustacean that walks along the ocean floor
Image ID: 1692

Record ID: 33