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.
A six-clawed lobster captured off the coast of Hyannis has a new home.
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.
A lobsterman in Gloucester found quite a surprise in his trap — a “monster” lobster, caught off the coast last week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kyle Murdock comes from a lobster fishing family. He’s opening the Sea Hag seafood processing plant in Tenants Harbor.