Information brochure on the American lobster

Readers will discover the American lobster and its sometimes surprising characteristics. They will learn where the lobster lives, how it grows, and what it eats. They will also discover the history of lobster fishing, and how it is managed today. Furthermore, they will learn that it is not the only species in the great lobster family. In fact, many of its relatives throughout the world are sometimes quite different from the North American lobster.

Content : Nathalie Paille and Luc Bourassa | Graphic design : Johanne Noël.

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada. (YEAR(s) of the downloaded data set). Information brochure on the American Lobster. Data published on St. Lawrence Global Observatory-SLGO. []. Access date: [YYYY-MM-DD].

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Metadata Reference Date(s) June 23, 2022 (Creation)
June 23, 2022 (Revision)
Dataset Reference Date(s) April 11, 2017 (Creation)
February 21, 2020 (Revision)
Frequency of Update As Needed

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Pêches et Océans Canada
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