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American lobster

Definition of the noun american lobster

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  1. flesh of cold-water lobsters having large tender claws; caught from Maine to the Carolinas
  2. lobster of Atlantic coast of America

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Meat Sciences (2014)

California spiny lobster Canadian/American lobster European lobster European spiny lobster Florida spiny lobster, Caribbean lobster, rock lobster, or langouste Hawaiian spiny lobster Langoustines, Dublin Bay prawns, scampi Slipper/squat ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

Even so, American lobster trappers are required to measure the lobsters and throw back both undersize and oversize ones. For more than one hundred years, New England lobster trappers have managed to follow various practices that have ...

Google previewThe Visual Food Encyclopedia (2012)

The North American lobster is a slightly different shape and color from the species found off European coasts. The lobster has five pairs of claws, the front pair of which is much more highly developed than the others and is equipped with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Science (2009)

by C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams

American lobster, Homarus americanus American lobsters are found in the western North Atlantic, from Maine lobster Labrador to Cape Hatteras in North Carolina. blue crab Callinectes sapidus Blue crabs are native to the western Atlantic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Health (2015)

American lobster (H. americanus; imported from the United States and Canada), Norway lobster (Nephrops norvegicus), and spiny lobsters ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia, Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume VI, Humber to Malta (1901)

The American Lobster (H. amcricanus) and the Cape Lobster (H. capensis) are the only other species known of the genus Homarus. The former is as valuable as the European species : its claws are much larger than those of the latter.


The American Lobster (H. americanut) and the Cape Lolwter ( H. eapetuis) are the only other species known of the genus Homarus. The former is as valuable as the European species : its claws are much larger than those of the latter.

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products (2009)

by OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

+ NORTHERN LOBSTER, AMERICAN LOBSTER (N. America) Live: in wooden or cardboard boxes which may contain insulating materials and ice; lobster remains alive for up to 35 hours depending on conditions.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Foods (2002)

A Guide to Healthy Nutrition by Experts from Dole Food Company, Experts from The Mayo Clinic, Experts from UCLA Center for H

It lacks some of that characteristic sweetness, but the tails are far more inexpensive than buying a whole American lobster. Lobster is an excellent source of zinc. Preparation Tips When selecting a live lobster, look for an active one whose tail ...

Google previewA Dictionary of American Authors (1904)

by Oscar Fay Adams

The American Lobster : its Habits and ...

Google previewDictionary of Marine Natural Products with CD-ROM (2007)

by John W. Blunt, Murray H. G. Munro

from the secretory gland ofthe American lobster Homarus americanus. Increases the cyclic GMP content of every lobster tissue studied. Pavloff, M.S. et al., J. Neurochem., 1990, 55, ...

Google previewAmerican Revisions and Additions to the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1892)

The American lobster (H om arus Americanus) is larger than the European species. When fully grown, it is ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (A-Z Set) (2012)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

children's literature awards picture, volume 7 page 162 American lobster (marine ...

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American Lobster

American Lobster (Homarus americanus)

Clawed lobsters compose a family (Nephropidae, sometimes also Homaridae) of large marine crustaceans. Lobsters are economically important as seafood, forming the basis of a global industry that nets US$1.8 billion in trade annually. Though several different groups of crustaceans are known as "lobsters," the clawed lobsters are most often associated with the name. Clawed lobsters are not closely related with spiny lobsters or slipper lobsters, which have no claws (chelae), or squat lobsters. The closest relatives of clawed lobsters are the reef lobster Enoplometopus and the three families of freshwater crayfish.

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