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2013-06-04 23:22:16

Already in use everywhere from wineries and fruit packers to firehouses and metal shops, ATAGO´s ubiquitous PAL-1 refractometer is finding more and more homes on fishing vessels in the North Atlantic, where they are used to judge the quality of a lobster based on their blood. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Lobsters as Food — From Rags to Riches It may be hard to imagine, but until the late 19th century, lobsters were seen as inedible junk; mere nuisances getting in the way of...

Maine Lobsters Are Cannibals: They Eat Their Youngsters
2012-12-04 13:56:32

[Watch Video: Lobster Cannibals Captured On Film Along Maine Coast] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you have ever had the pleasure of cracking into a freshly broiled Maine lobster, then you probably know just how succulent these marine crustaceans can be. But its not just us that find these creatures delectable; it seems the lobster itself cannot resist snacking on its fellow arthropods from time to time. Lobsters have long been known to attack and eat each...

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2012-01-27 09:09:28

Researcher narrows down spread of first lobster virus From the Florida Keys to Cuba to the Bahamas and Belize, tourists and locals enjoy the taste of the Caribbean spiny lobster. Family operations and commercial fisheries alike depend on its popularity, so the lobster is important to many local economies. But this crustacean is threatened by a virus called Panulirus argus virus 1 (PaV1). "We know that it can spread between lobsters. They can eat infected tissue and contract it that...

2011-08-02 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3: MAINE LOBSTER FEST Profile America -- Wednesday, August 3rd. The 64th annual Maine Lobster Festival kicks off today, and by the time it ends on Sunday, 75,000 hungry people will have flocked to the city of Rockland. The first festival, held in 1947, drew 10,000 people,...

2011-02-02 00:00:43

While everyone else is fighting for reservations, trying to park, waiting for their table and getting rushed by the waiter, just say "No." Instead, enjoy a Valentine dinner at home with a love fest of the best lobster and oysters in the world. Cupid will be proud. Machias Bay, ME (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 This year, instead of heading out to a restaurant why not stay home to enjoy a steamy, sizzling new Valentine's Day dinner Classic with live Maine lobster, award winning seafood...

2009-08-15 13:31:59

Maine lobstermen are facing hard times as Americans cut back on consumption of the seafood delicacy and prices fall, industry players say. Lobsters are thriving off the coasts of Maine and Massachusetts with plenty available to be caught, but U.S consumers -- who see lobster as a celebration food -- aren't in the mood for high living in a struggling economy, Gatehouse News Service reported Saturday. Things are not going so good, said Laddie Dexter, 70, of Marshfield, Maine, told the news...

2009-06-11 10:35:00

The owner of Arnold's Lobster and Clam Bar in Eastham, Mass., says he is excited to count a rare orange-and-yellow lobster among the site's residents. Arnold's owner Nathan Nick Nickerson said the 7-pound lobster named Fiona has made itself at home in his eatery's lobster tank since he received the crustacean as a gift from a friend, The Boston Globe said Thursday. The spotted lobster was caught within the last few weeks off the coast of Canada's Prince Edward Island and at least one expert...


Latest American lobster Reference Libraries

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2008-05-05 22:31:03

The European Lobster (Homarus gammarus), is a large European clawed crustacean. The natural range of the European Lobster is the eastern Atlantic Ocean from Lofoten Islands in northwestern Norway to the Azores and Morocco. It is also found in the Mediterranean Sea west of Crete and in northwestern parts of the Black Sea. It is not found in the Baltic Sea. It is rarely found deeper than 165 feet, but can be found anywhere from the low tide mark to 500 feet, on hard substrates made of rock or...

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2013-09-05 00:00:00

The Lagostino, Panulirus argus is a species of spiny lobster inhabiting the waters of the western Atlantic Ocean, from North Carolina down to eastern South America at depths from 100 to 300 feet. They dwell on reefs and in mangrove swamps, or habitats with some sort of cover. More familiar names for the species include Caribbean Spiny Lobster, Florida Spiny Lobster or West Indies Spiny Lobster. Shortened variations of the name could include Lagostino, Crawfish, Crayfish or Bug. The...

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