Lobster and microbe characters are among the more interesting animal emoji in Unicode 11, while useful food items include leafy greens, bagel and salt.
The newest additions include red hair, hot and cold faces, superheroes, pirate flags, mosquitoes, and lobsters.
Take a look at all of the new emojis here.
Judging by the regular release schedule, you'll see the new emoji on iOS shortly after the release of iOS 12, normally in the first or second point upgrade to the OS.
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"Great news for ME - we're getting a lobster emoji!" wrote the 73-year-old senator, cleverly signing off his tweet with cow and crown emoji (Get it?).
Angus King says a long-overdue lobster emoji is coming to smartphones, and it is cause for celebration. Apple and Google make the actual emoji images themselves, leading to occasional controversies, such as Google's inability to build a decent burger.
New for 2018 are modifiers that allow vendors to give man and woman emoji various hairstyles, from curly-haired to red-haired to bald.
The Unicode Consortium has announced the finalization of the Emoji 11.0 standard which adds 157 new emojis. Emoji have also been added for activities like softball, knitting, and lacrosse.