General morphology of Lobsters
Body consists of two main parts
Cephalothorax with its appendages.
Abdomen with its appendages.
Cephalothorax consists of 14 segments
(6cephalon and 8 thorax)
ophthalmic somite, carries the eyes,usually movable and consists of a stalk.
antennular spine carries antennules
antennal somite, carries the antennae
Somite 4 to 9
carry mouth parts.
Somite 10 to 14
carry 5 pairs of Periopods.