He’s not shellfish: N.L. fisherman gets catch of a lifetime, and lets it go

Most fish harvesters like to keep what they catch, but a fisherman in the Bay of Islands decided it was his patriotic duty to let one particularly impressive catch go. Reg MacDonald of Summerside caught an unusual lobster in late June — one bigger and older than most he’s seen in his traps over his four decades on the water.,,, MacDonald couldn’t be sure exactly how old the lobster was, but he estimated it at around 140 years of age. After fishing for 45 years, MacDonald has learned that the darker the colour of the shell, the older the lobster, as it’s an indication that the lobster hasn’t molted in a number of years. >click to read<10:34

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