From August 17 to 21, the LFA27 Management Board crew (aka Cape Breton Lobster) manned a booth at the Cape Breton Exhibition in North Sydney. The goal of the exhibit …
We sample eggs and measure water temperature to predict hatching time for lobster.
It is illegal to keep a berried female.
Unlike the roe, or red eggs inside a cooked lobster, these black eggs glued to the outside of the tail are fertilized. After 9 to 12 months of carrying them on the swimmerets, the eggs will hatch into tiny lobster larvae that float on the surface of the ocean for 6 to 8 weeks.