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Clawed lobsters comprise a family (Nephropidae, sometimes also Homaridae) of large marine crustaceans. They have long bodies with muscular tails, and live in crevices or burrows on the sea floor. Three of their five pairs of legs have claws, including the first pair, which are usually much larger than the others. Highly prized as seafood, lobsters are economically important, and are often one of the most profitable commodities in coastal areas they populate.

In the food context, lobster refers to a type of seafood that is often considered a delicacy. Here are some examples of how lobster is used in food:

  1. Lobster bisque: A creamy soup made with lobster meat, often served as a starter in fine dining restaurants.

  2. Lobster roll: A sandwich made with chunks of lobster meat, mayonnaise, and other ingredients served on a hot dog bun.

  3. Lobster tail: The meaty part of the lobster's tail, often grilled or baked and served as a main dish.

  4. Lobster mac and cheese: A rich and indulgent dish that combines chunks of lobster meat with creamy mac and cheese.

  5. Lobster risotto: A decadent and creamy rice dish that incorporates pieces of lobster meat.

Similar foods to lobster include:

  1. Crab: Another type of seafood that can be used in similar ways to lobster, such as in soups, sandwiches, and salads.

  2. Shrimp: Like lobster, shrimp is a type of shellfish that can be used in a variety of dishes.

  3. Scallops: Another type of seafood that is often used in fine dining dishes, such as risotto or ceviche.

  4. Mussels: A type of shellfish that is often steamed or served in a flavorful broth, similar to how lobster is prepared.


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