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Profile updated on 22 January 2021

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Homarus americanus

SPECIES NAME(s)

American lobster

COMMON NAMES

Atlantic Lobster, Maine Lobster


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • This fishery has little impact on either habitats or ecosystem structure and function, in part due to effective management and gear configuration.

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

≥ 6

Managers Compliance:

10

Fishers Compliance:

≥ 6