American Lobster - Homarus americanus

Shellfish  <<  American Lobster

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of American Lobster,  Homarus americanus


New England and the Gulf of Maine


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

Method of Capture:


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 meaty and tender flake texture

Cooking Tips:

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