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Maine Closes Lobster Harvest Area Over Mercury Concerns

A small area at the mouth of the Penobscot River in Maine is closed to the harvesting of lobsters and crabs due to concerns about mercury contamination.

02/22/2014

(Photo Courtesy:  Richard Figueiredo/Rachel Leah)

Six-Clawed Lobster Captured Off Hyannis

A six-clawed lobster captured off the coast of Hyannis has a new home.

09/07/2013

(Photo Credit: Elsie Mason/ Ship to Shore Lobster Company)

Maine Lobsterman Catches 1 In 50 Million Orange & Brown Striped Lobster

Maine has seen its share of blue lobsters, orange lobsters, albino lobsters and calico lobsters. But one on display at a Portland research facility has all of those turning green with envy.

08/30/2013

(Credit: Good Morning Gloucester)

‘Monster’ Lobster Caught Off Gloucester

A lobsterman in Gloucester found quite a surprise in his trap — a “monster” lobster, caught off the coast last week.

07/09/2013

Darth Maul Lobster (Photo Courtesy GoodmorningGloucester.com) & Darth Maul (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Gloucester Lobsterman Lands Darth Maul Look-A-Like

A North Shore lobsterman apparently used the force this weekend to scoop up a mutant lobster that bears a striking resemblance to Star Wars character Darth Maul.

05/20/2013

(Photo Credit: Carl Stevens/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Warm Ocean Waters Worry New England Lobstermen

Ocean temperatures have been higher than normal in the Gulf of Maine, creating worries among lobstermen that there could be a repeat of last spring’s early harvest that resulted in a market glut, a crash in the prices fishermen get and a blockade of Maine-caught lobsters in Canada.

04/14/2013

(Photo Credit: Woodman's/Facebook)

Best Lobster Shacks On The North Shore

Nothing beats hitting up a local lobster shack on the North Shore when the weather warms up and the craving for fresh seafood sets in.

CBS Boston–04/03/2013

File image of a lobster. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Maine Lobster Prices Sink As Catch Levels Hit New Record

The state’s lobster catch surged 18 percent last year for another record, but a marketplace glut depressed the value of its signature seafood, causing financial hardship for lobstermen, processing plants and dealers up and down the East Coast, officials said Friday.

01/05/2013

An orange and black lobster found in Salem on Halloween. (Photo courtesy: New England Aquarium)

Trick-Or-Treat? Salem Lobsterman Finds Rare Orange And Black Lobster

No, this is not the Aquarium playing a Halloween trick! A lobster with an orange side and a black side, perfectly split down the middle, has just arrived in its appropriate Halloween colors.

10/31/2012

File image of a lobster. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

23-Year-Old Opening Mid-Coast Maine Seafood Processing Plant

Kyle Murdock comes from a lobster fishing family. He’s opening the Sea Hag seafood processing plant in Tenants Harbor.

08/16/2012

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