Photo: Capt’n Elmer’s
This is a really big lobster.It weighs 21 pounds and is 35 inches long. Each of its claws is approximately one foot long.
The giant lobster is currently being displayed at Cap’n Elmer’s, a local seafood place in Orleans, Massachusetts.
“I had its tail on my shoulder and I had each claw in one of my hands, and it was as long as my arms and as big as my torso. It’s giant,” Elise Costa, a manager at Capt’n Elmer’s, told CBS Boston.
Capt’N Elmers confirmed to us that the lobster will be raffled off for charity. A lobster this size will give its eventual owner about five pounds of lobster meat.
It’s a rarity to find such huge lobsters because there’s a “max gauge” set in many areas in New England, but back in February, someone caught a 27-pounder off the coast of Maine. The largest lobster ever caught was an insane 44 pounds, according to the Lobster Institute.
Lobstergeddon appears to be approaching.
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