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Lobster Institute

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Kids’ Page

Teacher Resources

Life of the American Lobster

Lobstering Basics

Colorful Lobsters

Cooking & Eating a Lobster

A Day in the Life of a Downeast Lobster Fisherman
Audio tape of a radio broadcast featuring an interview with a lobsterman & the Lobster Institute.

Landings Statistics

Molting Photos & Video

Oral History Interviews
View videos of interviews with senior lobstermen.


Sustainable Lobster Fishery


Contact Information

Lobster Institute
5722 deering hall room 114
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207) 581-2751 | Fax: (207) 581-2744E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System