American lobster

The overall catch from lobstering in Maine was down 16.4 percent in 2017 from the year before. Those who catch lobsters for a living in the state are hoping that downfall does not continue in 2018.

The feast-or-famine life of lobstering in Maine


The lobster industry has always been an up-and-down business, but a new book looks into how global warming is adding to that already uncertain rollercoaster.


At New Year’s tables across China, this year’s culinary bling: Maine lobster

A freshly caught lobster sits in a holding tank before being delivered to a wholesaler in Portland, Maine.

Here’s how the low-rent lobster became an expensive global star