Aquarium educators have a lot to share about these bottom feeders. For example, have you ever noticed that a lobster’s claw are two different sizes and shapes? The thicker claw with rounded nubs on the cutting edge is called a crusher claw, used for crushing hard-shelled foods. The other is called the cutter claw. Thinner and pointier, it’s used for gripping and ripping.
Learn more about New England’s favorite crustacean.