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Definition of methoprene:
Methoprene is an insecticide which is generally used to control mosquitos. It has also been shown to disrupt the normal development of non-target organisms, such as crustaceans. [1]
This is the common definition for methoprene, other definitions can be discussed in the article



It has been suggested that methoprene is responsible for killing and stunting the growth of lobsters in Narragansett Bay



  1. Ghekiere, A.; Verslycke, T.; Janssen, C.R. (2006). Effects of methoprene, nonylphenol, and estrone on the vitellogenesis of the mysid Neomysis integer. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 147(2): 190-195