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v0.34:Cave lobster

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Cave lobster
Urist likes cave lobsters for their beauty.

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This article is about an older version of DF.
A small, pale arthropod found in underground streams and ponds.
Admired for its beauty.

Cave lobsters are a type of vermin fish. They are found only in underground bodies of water. Cave lobsters cannot actually be caught by fishing - instead, they must be caught in baited animal traps. Upon processing the cave lobster produces an edible cave lobster and a shell that cannot be used to craft items, unlike other shells.


  • Fisherdwarfs will never give up fishing in underground pools, even when there's nothing to catch. Bug:1854
  • There are few or no cave lobsters to actually be found. Bug:4505
  • Cave lobsters don't actually produce any shells when processed. Bug:4506
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