‘Tis the season for giving and this year the Lobster Fishers of PEI Marketing Board were honored to give a Christmas donation to the PEI Council of People with Disabilities. Lobster PEI Board Director Malcolm Ferguson presented Marcia Carroll with a cheque to assist Island families this holiday season. #DYK there are 30K Islanders living with disabilities, 10K of…
It takes 5 to 7 years for a lobster to grow to legal size or about one pound.
True – Reaching One Pound Takes 5 to 7 Years
To reach one pound of weight, it takes 5-7 years. The legal size for catching lobster is based on the physical size of the lobster, but legally sized lobsters are normally close to one pound. Lobsters that have not reached the legal size are returned to the water. This limit is vigorously enforced in Prince Edward Island, and is a key component of ensuring the lobster fishery is sustainable.