How old is a one-pound lobster?
No one knows exactly, but aquarium studies suggest 5 to 7 years.
How many one-pound lobsters are needed for a pound of lobster meat?
Five, on the average.
How long can a lobster live out of water?
Several days if kept in a cool, moist environment. The
lobster is a gill-breather, and moisture is essential to survival.
Can a lobster be kept alive in fresh water with ice?
No. Fresh water is lethal to a lobster. The animal has salty
blood and tissue, which require a seawater environment if life is to
Why does a lobster turn red when cooked?
The red pigment is the most stable component of the coloring
in a lobster shell. The greens and browns which darken the shell in a
live lobster are destroyed by cooking.