Shapleigh Island Lobster


 

About Lobsters & Lobstering

What does "Chix" mean?

Chix, Quarters and Halves refers to the size of the lobster. A   chicken (pl. chix) lobster is one pound. A quarter lobster is 1 1/4 pounds. A half lobster is 1 1/2 pounds.

 

What's the difference between softshell and hardshell?

 

A softshell lobster is one that has recently shed it's shell. A hardshell hasn't shed in a while and as a result, has grown to fill out it's shell more. A hardshell will have more meat, but a softshell will have a much more tender and sweeter meat.

 

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