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Lobsters are animals that appear briefly in the DreamWorks Dragons Franchise.

Description

Lobsters, specifically Clawed Lobsters (Family Nephropidae), are 10-legged oblong crustaceans, known for their pincers. Lobster species live in all the world's oceans along the sea floor from the shoreline to the edge of the continental shelf. Typically Lobsters frequent burrows or rock crevices. Their diet consists of plant material, other crustaceans (and occasionally other lobster), various other invertebrates, worms, fish, jellyfish, and scavenging carcasses of various creatures. As with all crustaceans, lobster lack an internal skeleton and instead have an exoskeleton.

The last type of shell is the chitinous shell; crabs, lobsters, and shrimp have a rigid skeleton on the outside of the body that is made of chitin. The chitin protects the delicate tissues and is watertight.
  Skulder in School of Dragons  


Some lobster species found in Scandinavian waters include: the European lobster (Homarus gammarus) and the Norway lobster (Nephrops norvegicus). The Norway lobster is also called 'Scampi'.

Function

As yet, lobsters do not have a function in School of Dragons, other than for educational purposes. They are mentioned as food for dragons in the Dragons: Rescue Riders episode, "Crash Course".

In actuality, lobsters are a major crustacean food source for humans, and are caught world-wide for consumption.

Appearances

Dragons: Rescue Riders

Season 1

While Cutter is immobilized in place by spilled Slinkwing goo, some of the Rescue Riders wait on him hand and foot. They offer to catch and bring back Northern Lobster for him to eat.

Leyla: "Cutter, how to do feel about Northern Lobster for second lunch?"
Cutter (to himself): "Northern Lobster? My favorite! And so hard to catch. On second thought, freedom is overrated."
Cutter (louder): "Uh, Northern Lobster sounds great, Leyla."[src]
   

Northern Lobster is another name for the American Lobster found along the Atlantic Coast of North America in cooler temperatures.

Dragons: Rescue Riders: Hunt for the Golden Dragon

When Waldondo del Mundo returned to Huttsgalor, he brought a small lobster with him. He then taught Burple a game called "find the northern lobster", which consisted of hiding the lobster under a bucket and then switching it with other empty buckets. The lobster followed the Rescue Riders around until they left the island.

Games

School of Dragons

Lobster are mentioned briefly in the "Wrath of Stormheart" Expansion. They are mentioned as examples of creatures with chitin exoskeletons.

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References

Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Lobster on Wikipedia

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