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Homarus americanus American Lobster, Atlantic Lobster, True Lobster


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lexID:
11891 
Scientific:
Homarus americanus 
German:
Amerikanischer Hummer, Nördlicher Hummer, Maine-Hummer 
English:
American Lobster, Atlantic Lobster, True Lobster 
Category:
Reef Lobsters 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Nephropidae (Family) > Homarus (Genus) > americanus (Species) 
Initial determination:
H. Milne Edwards, 1837 
Occurrence:
the Baltic Sea, the North Sea, Canada , East cost of USA, Gulf of Maine, Iceland, Invasive Species, Labrador Península, Newfoundland, North Atlantic Ocean, Scandinavia, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 700 Meter 
Size:
up to 25.2" (64 cm) 
Temperature:
32 °F - 86 °F (0,8°C - 30,5°C) 
Food:
Algae, Amphipods, Barnacles, Bryozoans (sea mats), Carnivore, Chitons, Clam meat, Clams, Coral polyps, Crabs, Crustaceans, Decapods, Herbivorous, Invertebrates, Isopods, Lobster, Predatory, Schrimps, Sea Cucumbers, Sea squirts, Sea urchins, Sea weed, Small Sharks, Snails, Sponges, Starfishs, Worms 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-09 22:30:49 

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