Latest Lobster Stories

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...

2009-07-20 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Lobster Senior Executive Chef Michael LaDuke and Food Network's panel of judges selected Jeffrey Saad as the winner of last night's episode of "The Next Food Network Star," which aired Sunday at 9 p.m. Eastern/8 p.m. Central.

2009-07-14 14:34:47

An Atlantic City, N.J., man who pleaded guilty to stealing 91 lobster tails from a casino was sentenced to four years in prison. Anthony Jones, 38, confessed in May to concealing the frozen lobster tails, valued at a total $1,275, in his backpack and jacket at the Bally's Atlantic City kitchen in February,

2009-06-12 08:00:00

Fresh, Succulent Lobster and Seafood, Directly from the Ocean to your Table TORONTO, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://tinyurl.com/clearwaterSMR SOURCE CNW Social Media

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.

2009-05-06 09:11:19

Prices for Canadian lobster have plummeted, and some Prince Edward Island fishermen say they're reducing their catch or not bothering to work at all. Processors and canners announced Tuesday most fishermen should cap their catches at 500 pounds with prices now at 1989 levels, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.

2009-04-06 14:11:38

An actor was taken to a court in Poland charged with killing and eating a lobster and then drowning a hamster on a theater stage, a report said. Spanish actor and director Rodrigo Garcia, performing at the 13th Annual Europe Theater Prize in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, was accused of torturing,

2009-03-27 13:26:58

New research published by a Queen's University Belfast academic has shown that crabs not only suffer pain but that they retain a memory of it.

2009-03-26 14:29:30

A free-diver who found an 11-pound lobster says his eye-popping catch now calls an aquarium in Monterey, Calif., home. Free-diver Tom Powers downplayed his discovery of the large crustacean off the coast of California's Santa Rosa Island prior to the animal's relocation to the Monterey Bay Aquarium,

2009-03-10 09:21:01

New England lobstermen have gone high tech by adding low-cost instruments to their lobster pots that record bottom temperature and provide data that could help improve ocean circulation models in the Gulf of Maine.

Latest Lobster Reference Libraries

2008-05-05 22:35:37

The Norway Lobster (Nephrops norvegicus), also called the Dublin Bay Prawn, Langoustine or Scampi, is found in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean and North Sea as far north as Iceland and northern Norway, and south to Portugal. It is not common in the Mediterranean except in the north Adriatic Sea. The Norway Lobster is a slim orange-pink lobster up to 9.5 inches long. The tail is muscular, and is frequently eaten, often under the name "scampi". Norway lobsters are solitary predators, feeding...

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...

2009-03-28 16:53:01

Jasus lalandii, more commonly known as the Cape Rock Lobster or West Coast Rock Lobster, is a species of spiny lobster found in the waters off the coast of Southern Africa. Although it is unknown whom the name of this species is in honor of, there have been suggestions that it may be attributed to French astronomer Jérôme Lalande. Cape Rock Lobster are rocky bottom dwellers generally in shallow waters, but have been found in waters as deep as 150 feet. They range along the coast...

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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