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One in 2-5 million lobsters are blue. A genetic defect causes a blue lobster to produce an excessive amount of protein. The protein and a red carotenoid molecule known as astaxanthin, combine to form a blue complex known as crustacyanin, giving the lobster its blue color.


One of the Most Beautiful Squat Lobsters In the World: Galathea pilosa - The Featured Creature ☮ღツ


VBS 2016. Submerged. The kids loved their lobsters for a sea craft. Fun and easy!

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10 Horrible Deep Sea Creatures

The giant isopod, known scientifically as Bathynomus giganteus, is the largest known member of the isopod family. It is very closely related to the small pillbugs that you can find in the garden. It is a carnivorous crustacean that spends its time scavenging the deep ocean floor. Food is extremely scarce at these great depths, so the isopod has adapted to eat what ever happens to fall to the ocean floor from above. It will also feed on some of the small invertebrates that live at these…


lobster watercolor - Caitlin Heimerl


Andy Warhol / Lobster (Red on Green).

Belted Crayfish (Orconectes harrisoni) Missouri native This medium-small, tan crayfish—found only in the Big River and its tributaries—has a distinctive pattern of alternating olive-green and reddish-brown bands on the abdominal segments.