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Research reveals link between global warming and lobster disease

New findings reveal that earlier springs and hotter summers in the northeastern U.S. are making resident lobsters increasingly susceptible to epizootic shell disease, depleting the population and impacting the local lobster fishery.

Two toned lobster caught in Maine

A lobsterman of the coast of Maine caught an almost perfectly two-tone lobster - orange and brown. Scientists say the odd of this happening are 1 in 50 million.

Study suggests that crustaceans 'feel pain'

It has been a point 'hotly' debated throughout the worlds of science and cooking: when a lobster is dropped into a steaming pan of water, does it 'feel pain'? A new research study suggests that crustaceans do sense pain.

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.

Plastics Suspect In Lobster Illness

A debilitating shell disease affecting lobsters from Long Island Sound to Maine may be caused by environmental alkyphenols, formed primarily by the breakdown of hard transparent plastics.

Group Pays $3,400 To Free 300 Maine Lobsters

An animal rights group has spent nearly $3400 to purchase 300 lobsters in an attempt to 'set them free', claiming that they were 'God's creatures'.

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Lobster roll served on a toasted bun with lemon mayonaise  butter and fries.
Lobster roll served on a toasted bun with lemon mayonaise, butter and fries.
Cooked lobster from Halifax  Nova Scotia  Canada
Cooked lobster from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Screenshot of one of the six rare orange lobsters found in a Massachusetts  restaurant shipment
Screenshot of one of the six rare orange lobsters found in a Massachusetts' restaurant shipment
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