There was a Cajun master with. Tidewater in Vung Tau who spent 4 days in the water in the GOM. He was a big fella so I guess his body mass helped. The Tongan Islanders are the most muscular people on the planet, I guess it helps if you spend all night in salt spray dressed only in a loin cloth because it gets cold even in the tropics.
Seinfield show with George referred to it as “Shrinkage”. Stealing lobsters never works out.