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Larry the '110-Year-old lobster' saved from restaurant menu

Maine - Larry, a lobster said to be 110-years old, was recently saved from a restaurant before being boiled and served up as a main course. However, there is a big “but” coming.

Blue lobster caught in Canadian waters

Two Canadian fishermen have caught bright blue lobsters in Canadian waters. Finding crustaceans of this color is very rare.

How do sea shells get their strength?

Seashells are very strong, but chalk is easy to break. Both are made from calcium carbonate crystals. So why the difference? Materials scientists have found the answer.

Video: End-of-summer recipe ideas you'll want to try Commissioned

As the summer winds to an end, it's time to close out the warm evenings and beach weekends with a summer party idea every seafood lover will enjoy.

Bright orange lobster caught off the coast of Maine

A lobsterman in Maine ended up catching a rare bright orange lobster on Wednesday. This isn't the first time the man caught a rare-looking lobster.

Truck carrying $100,000 worth of lobster slams into bridge

Westwood - On July 1, 2014, a truck carrying $100,000 worth of lobster crashed into the East Street Bridge in Westwood, Massachusetts. The incident occurred around 4:50 a.m.

Six-clawed lobster caught

A six-clawed lobster was caught off the coast of Hyannis, Massachusetts, and it has already found a home at an aquarium.

Rising water temperature may have turned lobsters into cannibals

Maine - As the water temperatures in Maine reach a new high of the century, evidence of lobsters eating one another have been caught on camera for the first time.

Rare orange lobster caught last week in the Bay of Fundy

Alma - A rare orange lobster was caught off the northeast coast of North America last week. The lobster was caught in a trap, but will be spared the boiling pot.

A look at the increased appearance of rare multi-colored lobsters

In recent months there have been numerous reports of fishermen finding a variety of colored lobsters in their nets. According to subject matter experts, many of these colored lobsters are rare.

Rare orange lobsters delivered in New England restaurant shipment

Mansfield - A Massachusetts restaurant found six rare orange lobsters in a recent shipment. At first, workers thought they had arrived already cooked and someone had been playing a joke on them.

Giant 27-pound lobster caught in Maine released back to sea

West Boothbay Harbor - A giant 27-pound lobster caught last week in the waters off the Maine coast has been released back to the sea after a brief stay at the Maine State Aquarium.

Dining on lobster, Maine sets record lobster harvest in 2010 Special

Portland - Maine lobstermen had a record setting year with 93.4 million pounds of lobster harvested in 2010, breaking the previous years record of 81.2 million pounds. Lobster can be found on menu's served deep fried, steamed, sauteed in butter or as a lobster roll.

Thousands of seals beached at Pictou Island

Pictou - Global News reports that 3,000 to 4,000 seals have beached themselves on the shores of Pictou Island just off the shores of Nova Scotia, giving birth to pups.

Massachusetts' fisherman catches mutant lobster

Gloucester - Captain Joe and Son's received another mutant lobster this week when a large lobster with triple pinchers was delivered to their dock in Gloucester by a local fisherman. How can you be sure the lobster you're eating is safe to eat and chemical free?

Exclusive Interview: Westboro Baptist Church Shunned by West Va. Special

What if you held a parade or a protest and no one was there to watch? Well that's exactly what happened at some locations in Charleston, WV when Westboro Baptist Church staged hate protests, hoping for a reaction from the miners grieving families.

PETA wants Nova Scotia Lobster freed

An animal rights group has sent an appeal to a Nova Scotia lobster fisherman who wants to sell a giant lobster believed to be more than 100 years old.

Low prices hurt Canadian lobster industry

Lobster fishermen in Atlantic Canada whose industry has been devastated by low prices and waning demand could be getting financial help from Ottawa.

20-lb Lobster 'Liberated' From NYC Restaurant

George, the lobster, weighing in at 20 pounds, and estimated to be about 140 years old, now has a new lease on life, after being released from a swanky Park Avenue, Manhattan restaurant's tank back into the sea.

Scottish Fisherman Discovers Blue and Orange Lobsters

A Scottish fisherman found strange-colored lobsters in his catch and saved them for a local aquarium. The blue- and orange-colored lobsters are a hit with the visitors.

Portland Shellfish Co. Inc, Recalls Claw Island Brand Lobster Claw, Knuckle Meat

Portland Shellfish Co., Inc., South Portland, Maine is voluntarily recalling Frozen, Cooked -Claw Island brand Lobster Claw and Knuckle Meat, Lot 25508, packaged in 2 lb bags, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

FDA Advises Against Consumption of American Lobster (Maine Lobster) Tomalley

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned to avoid eating tomalley in American Lobster (Maine Lobster), potential contamination with dangerous levels of the toxins that cause Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP).

Canadians Cry Freedom For Centenarian Lobster

It is a battle raging to save a lobster from the cooking pot. A good example of people activism to save a creature from becoming man's trivial meal.

Diver Captures Giant Lemmy The Lobster After A Struggle

Diver tells of his frightening encounter with a three foot lobster who attacked him. The experienced diver in Dorset, UK, fought to get the sea creature in a string bag after it came after him with it's claws snapping

Two toned freaky lobster

A man in Maine caught a lobster last week that looked like it was half cooked. It was half brownish green and half orange.

Fishermen miss lobster catch deer instead

Instead of bringing in the lobster they bring in the deer.

As Chips Goes Off The Menu, Only Lobster Will Do For Kids

College of Sport at Oldbury nurture the most exotic pupils in the country - and they like nothing better than lobster

Lobster Claw Croissant

Baker gets creative without trying.
 

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