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Male or Female Lobster? How Can You Tell?

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How to Tell a Male Lobster from a Female Lobster - Photo

How do you tell a male lobster from a female lobster? Captain Hale shows us that the first pair of pleopods or swimmerets on a male lobster are hard, whereas on a female lobster, they are soft and feathery.

© 2006 Kim Knox Beckius
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