In New England, small lobsters that weigh between 1 and 2 pounds are commonly called chicken or chick lobsters. It takes a lobster seven years to reach 1 pound in weight. More »

A hen is a female chicken, while a chicken can refer to either a male or a female of the species Gallus gallus domesticus. "Hen" can also be used to refer to a female bird of any species. More »

Some of the foods a person with high cholesterol levels should avoid include cheeseburgers, macaroni and cheese, ice cream, and steak, according to Everyday Health. Muffins, certain types of seafood, chicken, liver, fast... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Make lobster bisque by boiling live lobsters in water to cook them while making seafood stock for the soup. Add the lobster meat, heavy cream, cream sherry, onion, carrots and herbs to the stock, and simmer until it is d... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life

The difference between rock lobster and Maine lobster is primarily that rock lobsters (also known as spiny lobsters) only have meat within their tails while Maine lobsters (also known as North American lobsters or "true ... More »

Male lobsters possess a pair of bony swimmerets close to the body, while females have only feathery swimmerets. The females also have a rectangular sperm receptacle on the underside of the tail, between the second pair o... More »

The biggest recorded lobster ever caught weighed 44 pounds, 6 ounces and was caught in 1977. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, it was taken from the waters off the coast of Nova Scotia, and it measured 3 f... More »