North Atlantic Lobster
aka MaineHomarus americanus
Known to many consumers as Maine lobster, this popular shellfish has been a major resource throughout New England and Atlantic Canada since colonial times. Today, thanks to careful handling and sophisticated shipping techniques, Atlantic lobster is enjoyed around the world. Lobster meat is mild and sweet in flavor with a firm texture. Most often enjoyed steamed in the shell and served with drawn butter, Atlantic lobster is haute cuisine you can eat with your hands.