Lobsters are one of the most popular crustaceans who belong to the family of Nephropidae. They are invertebrate arthropods, who possess hard protective exoskeleton and no backbone. They have ten legs making them famous as ‘decapods’. There are about 49 species of these invertebrates present in various oceans throughout the world. Out of the 49 species of these crustaceans, 33 species are in commercial applications. Fishermen catch around 200,000 tons of lobsters every year. In spite of this, lobsters are not yet on the list of endangered species.
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