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Can lobsters die from being out of water?


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2007-10-25 16:00:41
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Yes, lobsters will die if not in water. Lobsters have gills and cannot breath air. Although, they can last for a few days if left in a cool, moist environment because they store seawater in their gills to use if they need to survive out of water.


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