We are experiencing a very bad weather patterns across the country and in Maine as well. There is no catch of lobster around the coast of Maine that cause a huge spike in lobster price. While we still honor all the orders that has placed, we made some price increases on our live lobster products to keep up with the cost rises. We hope for your understanding and hopefully price will come down soon when there is more catch.

How Long Do Lobster Live In The Wild?

One of the longest living animals in the world is the lobster. There are ideas that lobsters live for hundreds of years without dying. Are you curious about the question "How Long Do Lobster Live?" Let's answer that question through the information shared below.

How long do lobsters live when they get ashore?

How long do lobsters live when they get ashore?

How Long Do Lobsters Live In Water?

Lobster is a type of animal with a relatively long life span. Lobsters have a longevity about 40 to 50 years in the wild if not caught or adversely affected by the environment. It is also divided into many types of lobster with different survival levels.

  • Canadian Lobster: This is one of the types of lobster with a very long life. It takes 6-7 years for Canadian lobsters to reach an edible size, but that's just the beginning. Lobsters are long-lived animals, the lifespan can be more than 100 years.
  • American lobster: This is also a tough lobster, also has a relatively long life span. The lifespan of this lobster can be up to 50 years if not affected by other factors.
  • Baby lobster: This is one of the types of lobster available in Vietnam. Its lifespan is not so high that it only lasts for a few years.
Lobster can live 100 years in water

Lobster can live 100 years in water

Why Can Lobsters Live So Long?

Lobsters can live long because they are organisms that are able to grow without aging. The shell of the lobster is very sturdy, it takes a few years to grow up and develop for a very long time. It is an animal that is very difficult to be affected by pollution sources. That is why lobsters can live longer than many other animals.

Some Oldest Lobster In The World

Some oldest lobsters in the world are from America like as George, Louie,... They actually have a very long lifespan and sometimes even come in enormous mass.

George Lobster with a very big size and it's 140 years old

George Lobster with a very big size and it's 140 years old

How Long Do Lobsters Live Out Of Water?

Lobsters when on land, the lifespan will be greatly reduced and can not last long. In case if you keep the lobster in the foam lobster a newspaper wrap, adding ice-cold water, pumping more oxygen into the barrel, then lobsters can live 20-24 hours.

So now you know how long a lobster lives without water, so you can time it properly. About 20 to 24 hours is too much time, but it is enough for lobsters to be transported to all parts of the country, meeting everyone's needs, regardless of geographical location. So, you do not need to worry that lobsters will die quickly and no longer fresh when fishing ashore.

Lobsters just can live 20-24 hours without water

Lobsters just can live 20-24 hours without water

How To Preserve Lobsters When Shipping?

Although the time for lobster to live without water is not so long, it is still enough to deliver. You still need to know how to preserve it because most the buyer hasn't known it. Like Fishermen's Net always do for Maine lobsters shipped.

For large quantities and long-distance orders, you will have delivery times of 30 minutes more, you will have to pack without anesthesia. It is to neatly arrange the lobsters in a foam bin and add an ice bag to ensure the temperature in the tank is always cool during delivery. Add raw lobster to the water with the corresponding temperature, amount of CH4, O2, and CO2.

Besides, for orders with a distance of less than 40km and a small quantity, you can pack and transport in plastic containers, cans with the rate of water corresponding to the quantity of lobster.

You must know how to preserve lobsters

You must know how to preserve lobsters

For orders that are not too large and the delivery time is short, the lobster should be packed with anesthesia. Lobsters are in a cold water tank with aeration, the O2 concentration in the water must be higher than 5mg / l for local anesthesia, to avoid the situation of lobster out of water being hyperactive and lose some parts of the body. Use newspaper to wrap each lobster in a foam bin. Add 1 bag of cold water to each foam tank to hibernate the shrimp during transport. Next is to pump oxygen into the tank and carry out the transport.

It is information sharing with you about how long do lobsters live as well as how to preserve lobsters. That is information not everyone can know. Hopefully, you will gain more experience and knowledge about the lobster's life and be able to preserve it well.

Visit our blog for more useful tips related to the lobster. Feel free to contact us via the below contact information if you have any further questions or requests.

Website: www.mualobster.com
Address: 849 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103.
Tel: +1 (207) 772-3565.