Speed dating events in maine
The developing embryo passes through several molts within the egg, before hatching as a metanauplius larva.
When the eggs hatch, the female releases them by waving her tail in the water, setting batches of larvae free.
The red discoloration comes from astaxanthin, a carotenoid pigment exported to the blood during times of stress.
The same sign is also seen in other diseases of lobsters and appears to be a nonspecific stress response, possibly relating to the antioxidant and immunostimulatory properties of the astaxanthin molecule.
A set of nutcrackers and a long, thin tool for pulling meat from inaccessible areas are suggested as basics, although more experienced diners can eat the animal with their bare hands or a simple tool (a fork, knife or rock).
In addition to sensing smells, the antennules can judge water speed to improve direction finding.
Lobsters have two urinary bladders, located on either side of the head.
The shorter antennules provide a further sense of smell.
By having a pair of olfactory organs, a lobster can locate the direction a smell comes from, much the same way humans can hear the direction a sound comes from.