UMaine Student Develops Lobster Shipping Viability Test Based on Claw Strength
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Associated Press] April 6, 2015
The University of Maine says an undergraduate animal and veterinary science major developed a method to evaluate lobster shipping viability based on claw strength.
The school says Matthew Hodgkin is using a device that measures the closing strength of a lobster's crusher claw. The device allows for testers to determine muscle mass measurements without using a blood sample. The blood sample procedure is commonly used in the industry.
Lobsters with less muscle mass are not able to...
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