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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

cranbrook-sda-youth1
cranbrook-sda-youth1 10 years ago

That lobster is enormous! Amazing spotting!

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

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 11 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 11 years ago

in awe.........

chebeague3
chebeague3 11 years ago

My cousins dad caught this

kalpak
kalpak 12 years ago

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

cookie321
cookie321 12 years ago

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

JulieGoodbloodClark
JulieGoodbloodClark 12 years ago

LOve it…Im from Maine Orginal…sweet!!

keithp2012
keithp2012 12 years ago

That is huge!!!

chebeagueschool
chebeagueschool 12 years ago

wow

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 12 years ago

Woooow! So Huge!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 12 years ago

Great spotting and release!!!!

KristalWatrous
KristalWatrous 12 years ago

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

textless
textless 12 years ago

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

bjohnson
bjohnson 12 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 12 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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