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Maine Lobster

Homarus americanus

Description:

This lobster was caught of the shore of Chebeague Island in Casco Bay and then released as it was too large to keep in Maine waters. This lobster could be 50 to 60 years old.

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16 Comments

That lobster is enormous! Amazing spotting!

First time in my life.... Thanks for sharing.

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 8 years ago

I'm also glad to hear he was released, definitely an old lobster! He's quite hefty, that's quite a specimen :) Nice pics!

KdonGalay
KdonGalay 8 years ago

in awe.........

chebeague3
chebeague3 8 years ago

My cousins dad caught this

kalpak
kalpak 9 years ago

Wow. That is splendid! And great that they released it.

cookie321
cookie321 9 years ago

I bet he's relieved to be back out in the water!!! 50 - 60 yrs old deserves to be released

LOve it…Im from Maine Orginal…sweet!!

keithp2012
keithp2012 9 years ago

That is huge!!!

chebeagueschool
chebeagueschool 9 years ago

wow

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 9 years ago

Woooow! So Huge!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

Great spotting and release!!!!

KristalWatrous
KristalWatrous 9 years ago

That is a very large lobster! Neat to see, and glad to hear it's still out there.

textless
textless 9 years ago

Wow - I've never seen such a huge lobster! Also glad it was released. :)

bjohnson
bjohnson 9 years ago

You would be fined in Maine and that is why huge lobsters caught outside waters are brought to Massachusetts where it is legal to keep these guys who have been around forever.

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

I'm happy to hear it was released!

bjohnson
Spotted by
bjohnson

Maine, USA

Spotted on May 19, 2009
Submitted on Nov 7, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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