What do lobsters eat?

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Lobsters eat crabs, sea stars, sea urchins, plankton and small fish. They are not by nature cannibalistic, except when held in crowded conditions (traps, ponds with no food). Even with banded claws, it's not unusual to find partially eaten animals in the live-tank when it's emptied.

A lobster's size is more dependent on its food consumption than its age.

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