27-pound Giant Lobster named Rocky caught off Maine Coast

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MAINE COAST – A 27-pound giant lobster was caught at district of Rockland, Maine coast. Robert Malone, fisherman; went fishing for shrimp and was surprised when he actually caught a monster lobster.

27-pound giant lobster

Image Credit: Maine State Aquarium | AP

After catching it in his nets, Malone decided to give the lobster to the Maine State Aquarium.  The lobster who’s weighed 27 pounds and about 40 inches long was named “Rocky” because it was caught in the Rockland area.

After being contributed, Aimee Hayden Rodrigues, Director of Maine State Aquarium; stated last Wednesday that Rocky will be released back into the ocean wild because it will fare better.

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