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The fisheries for Homarus americanus (or the North Atlantic Lobster) in both Canada and the United States, abide by well-planned, rigorous management practices that help ensure a sustainable lobster resource.

Click here to read the lobster industries Sustainability Assurance Statement (PDF) and learn how the fishery is managed for sustainability.

You can also view a video of a trip out on a lobster boat, and see lobster conservation measures in action.