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Proper Way to De-Shell and Eat a Whole Lobster

Proper Way to De-Shell and Eat a Whole Lobster

Proper Way to De-Shell and Eat a Whole Lobster Imagine you’re on vacation. You’re in a new country, experiencing a new culture, seeing new sites, leaning new customs.

Quick Scallop Guide

Quick Scallop Guide

Here at Maine Lobster Now we have decided to expand our options for the always popular Sea Scallops We would like to provide some information about these intricate creatures.

The Life of the Mother Lobster

The Life of the Mother Lobster

Lobster-Photo-by-Meredith
male & female lobster difference

When most people see a lobster, they don’t know if it is a male or female unless they’re lobster experts or simply familiar with how to distinguish between the two. There are a few noticeable differences from a female Lobster to a male lobster.

A female lobsters tail is larger than a males because the female must carry all of the eggs, which believe it or not, can sometimes be up-to 100,000 eggs if the female lobster is around 8-10lbs! On average a female lobster carries roughly 7,500-10,000 eggs. Another way to distinguish between the two is look under the tail where the feeders are located. A females feeders are soft and crossed where a males feeders are hard and touched together facing forward.

When a female lobster is born, it takes about a full year for the lobster to grow into its “adult” size. Once a female lobster has reached its adult size, it begins the process of finding a mate. Finding a male lobster to mate with is very different than how your mom may have met your dad or vice versa. Although, that would be a very interesting connection between humans and lobsters if that was the case.

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‘You’re My Lobster’ – The Connection between Lobsters and Love

‘You’re My Lobster’ – The Connection between Lobsters and Love

Valentine’s Day is commonly celebrated as a romantic occasion for couples to express their love for each other.

“Fall” in Love with Portland, Maine.

“Fall” in Love with Portland, Maine.

As the years have progressed, Portland Maine has become an extremely popular spot to visit in the Summer months. There is always a very unique, hometown feel to Portland Maine but, in the fall that hometown feel turns  into a “welcome home” feel.

Maine Vs. Canadian Lobsters

Maine Vs. Canadian Lobsters

Overview

The American Lobster known as the “Homarus Americanus”, is a species of lobster found in the Atlantic coast of North America.

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Maine Hard Shell Lobsters vs Soft Shell Lobsters

Maine Hard Shell Lobsters vs Soft Shell Lobsters

A common question asked about Maine Lobsters or Lobsters in general is, “What is better Hard Shell or Soft Shell Lobsters?”

How Does a Lobster Trap Work?

How Does a Lobster Trap Work?

Lobster fishing is hard, physically demanding work. It involves long hours, harsh weather conditions, and an unpredictable and unforgiving work environment.

The Evolution of a Maine Symbol: The Lobster Boat

The Evolution of a Maine Symbol: The Lobster Boat

The lobster boat is a recognizable image that people all across the country associate with Maine.

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5 Reasons You Should Buy Lobster Online

5 Reasons You Should Buy Lobster Online

Enjoying a Maine lobster dinner is quite an experience! The tender wild caught Maine lobster doused in butter, sweet steamer clams on the side and a famous whoopie pie for dessert. Does it get any better?  Nothing is more perfect for a get together or […]