American Lobster

Also know as: Lobster

 
 

Availability

Year-round. In New England, where most lobsters are landed, the peak harvest season extends from May to November

Source

U.S. wild-caught from Maine to North Carolina.

Taste/Texture

Mild and sweet. The meat is firm and somewhat fibrous. The tail meat is firmer than the meat from the claws.

Health Benefits

Lobster is low in saturated fat and is a very good source of protein and selenium. The FDA advises consumers to not eat the tomalley, the light-green substance found in the lobster.

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