Lobster Insights

Exploring the Fascinating World of the Terrible Claw Lobster: A Deep Dive into its Unique Features and Behavior

The terrible claw lobster is a small deep-sea crustacean that was discovered in 2007 in the Philippines during the Census of Marine Life, a major effort to document marine biodiversity in the 21st century1. It belongs to a new genus and species, Dinochelus ausubeli, which means “terrible claw” in Greek2. Its name comes from its …