American Lobster

Homarus americanus

Seafood « American Lobster

lobster

Range:

New England and the Gulf of Maine

Seasonality:

Year-round

During the bad weather, lobsters from lobster ponds where they are stored.

Method of Capture:

Trap

Sustainability Consideration:

The bait used for the capture is not sustainably caught and is destroying the east coast herring runs.

Size Range:

1 to 5 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Sweet, beautiful flavor and firm texture

Cooking Tips:

Boil, steam, bake like a New Englander, broil, grill, stuff, serve raw