December 11, 2017

21-pound lobster donated to New England Aquarium

It’s a biggie.

The New England Aquarium recently gained a rather large addition to its crustacean collection: a 21-pound lobster.­­­

A fisherman caught the denizen of the deep while diving in Orleans and sold it to Capt’n Elmer’s Fish Market in that town, which decided to capitalize on the novelty of the monster lobster.

Market owner Michelle Costa said staff held a raffle to benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The winner of the raffle would receive 21 pounds of retail-size lobsters and have the chance to accompany fish market staff in the giant lobster’s release, according

Source: http://www.boston.com/metrodesk/2012/07/24/pound-lobster-donated-new-england-aquarium/OME8ByjHrq5p6h2ZW2OzmI/story.html