Login  /  Register  | 3 premium articles left before you must register.

22-pound lobster to be released

Published 07/09/2013 12:00 AM
Updated 07/09/2013 10:38 AM

Jordan McCloy holds a 22-pound lobster on sale Monday at Abbott's Lobster in the Rough in Noank. Abbott's owner Deirdre Mears says the lobster will go for $200 to any person or persons who want to eat it, but $300 to anyone looking to release the crustacean. Mears added that she believes the lobster is a deep-sea catch from Canada. "It's eating oysters and seems to prefer the Prince Edward Island variety," she added.

CLARIFICATION: It would cost $300 to release the lobster because it would not survive if released locally but instead would need to released in cooler and deeper water, according to Abbott's. Abbott's has arranged to have the lobster securely held overnight and will be releasing the lobster Wednesday morning in waters near Race Rock.

 

 

Town News

Visit Zip06
Submit Your:  Submit Your News Submit Your Photos Submit Your Events
Most Recent Poll
If you had to give up 20 percent of your salary for the next 11 weeks, how would you get by?
I'd move my family in with my parents.
2%
I'd give up all my luxuries: dining out, vacations and clothes shopping.
44%
I don't think I'd notice. I don't know what the federal employees are complaining about.
10%
I'm looking forward to an extra day off.
13%
I'm worried about digging a bigger debt hole.
30%
Number of votes: 1810

No current items found