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Lobster Institute

Media Resources

Canadian/U.S. Lobstermen’s Town Meetings

Reports on the Lobster Institute’s Canadian/U.S. Town Meetings:

  • 2007- Economic & Socio-economic Influences in the Lobster Industry
  • 2006 – Stock Assessment
  • 2005 – Lobster Fishery Management
  • 2004 – Status of the Lobster Resource

Lobsters and Pain


Some Comments on Cooking Lobsters

Our flyer “Some Comments on Cooking Lobsters” (PDF) contains our response to the question, “Do lobsters feel pain?”.


Statistics on the Fishery

The following links will provide recent and historical data on lobster catch rates, etc.

Canadian National: Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans

U.S. National: NOAA Fisheries Office of Science & Technology — Fisheries Statistics Division

Maine: Department of Marine Rsources

Massachusetts: Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries