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Crustacean News

Larry the '110-Year-old lobster' saved from restaurant menu

Maine - Larry, a lobster said to be 110-years old, was recently saved from a restaurant before being boiled and served up as a main course. However, there is a big “but” coming.

Could crustacean shells treat IBS?

Miami - Microparticles in crab, shrimp and lobster shells have anti-inflammatory mechanisms that that could lead to the development of novel preventive strategies for those who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBS), according to new research.

Cooking crayfish? Do it quickly

A new report indicates that cryafish and other crustaceans feel pain and suffer with anxiety. Based on this, it is best to cook the creatures quickly to minimize suffering.

World's first venomous crustacean identified

London - Scientists have shown that a cave-dwelling crustacean may use venom to immobilize and digest its prey. This creature is the first venomous crustacean to be identified.
 

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A female Odontodactylus Scyllarus mantis shrimp.
A female Odontodactylus Scyllarus mantis shrimp.
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