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Facts about European lobster

Latin name: Homarus gammarus
Norwegian name: Hummer
Family: Nephropidae
Size: Appr. 50 cm long, appr. 8 kilos
Life span: 60 years or longer
Distribution in Norway: From the Swedish border to Trøndelag, and sporadically in Nordland ― Tysfjord for example
Hatching: June/July/August
Diet: Hermit crab, whelk, polychaeta worms, and blue mussels.  Also eats animal carcasses
Special features: Lives in hiding on the sea floor during its juvenile years


Distribution map

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