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About The Lobster Trap

• Headquartered in Bourne, Massachusetts, with additional facilities in Maine – in Machiasport, Addison, and Steuben. Our Maine facilities house about 6,000 crates (600,000 lbs) and two tidal lobster pounds that can store 200,000+ pounds of live lobster.

• Our high-volume operation has allowed us to achieve an international reach. The Lobster Trap is not only HACCP-approved and federally inspected, but also a TSA-approved certified cargo screening facility. With these certifications, we're able to ship products across the globe safely and in a timely manner.

• We work to meet the individual needs of our customers, whether you operate a single location or any multitude. We're EDI-capable and members of several online partnership portals such as Foodlink, iTrade, and Transcepta.

• The Lobster Trap supplies wholesalers, fish markets, supermarkets, restaurants, caterers, and brokers with only the highest quality live Maine lobster and fresh seafood. If you are interested in placing a wholesale order, please begin by filling out the form or contacting our team.

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Get In Touch

Fill out the form or use the contact information below to contact the Lobster Trap wholesale team.

Domestic Wholesale Sales
   Phone   888.353.9898
   Email   sales@lobstertrap.com

International Wholesale Sales
   Phone   +34633 267 778
   Email   apuig@lobstertrap.com

Accounts Receivable
   Phone   888.353.9898 x226
   Email   lhagenstein@lobstertrap.com

Shipping
   Phone   888.353.9898 x216
   Email   nhunt@lobstertrap.com

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FAQs

Where do you ship your lobsters?
We ship nationwide, as well as serving Canada, Europe, and Asia. The Lobster Trap is not only HACCP-approved and federally inspected, but also a TSA-approved certified cargo screening facility. With these certifications, we're able to ship products across the globe safely and in a timely manner.

What makes Maine Lobsters unique?
We only buy and ship Maine and Canadian lobster tails from the cold-waters of the North Atlantic ocean. Full of sweet, tender lobster meat, cold-water Maine lobster tails are the most coveted tails in the world. Cold water lobster is prized above all other species for its sweet, briny richness.

Is there a difference between Canadian and Maine lobster?
That most direct and honest answer is NO. Canadian Lobsters and Maine Lobstersare both “Homarus Americanus”. Although they're the same species, they do have distinct differences which we will clarify below. ... Generally, this meat is less tender and not as sweet as the meat found in a lobster's claws.

What is the lobster season in Maine?
Lobsters are harvested year-round in Maine and New Hampshire. However, the majority are caught between late June and late December when the lobsters are the most active. Lobsters are also harvested during the winter and early spring months, but in smaller quantities.

What’s the difference between rock lobster and Maine lobster?
Rock Lobsters or Spiny Lobsters do not have large edible claws like Maine lobster, but only tiny claws, which don't have any edible meat. Whereas the American lobster has marketable meat in its claws, body, and tail, the spiny lobster only has marketable meat in its tail.

THE BUYING PROCESS

Fresh and at Your Doorstep

We want the lobster you receive from us to be as fresh as when we hauled up the trap. That means we’re moving fast – to get the catch off the boat and into your hands.

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OUR STORY

From Maine and Beyond.

From the cold Atlantic waters of Maine to the sandy coastline of Cape Cod, our lobsters are coveted in international markets from Europe to Asia.

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OUR VALUES

Exceptional Quality, Guaranteed

We are a proud member of the Maine Lobster Institute and support the U.S. Coast Guard Fisheries Training Center, Massachusetts Lobstermen's Association, U.S. Regional Fisheries, Maine Lobster Dealers’ Association, Maine Lobster Marketing Association, Canadian Lobster Fishery Conservation Code of Conduct, and U.S. Lobster Fishery Conservation Code of Conduct.

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WHY US

Sustainably Sourced, Hand Harvested

Since our founding, The Lobster Trap has been a pioneer in the industry. Why? We ensure our customers and clients receive only the highest quality seafood, from bait to plate. We strive to provide the best lobster you can find, at a price you can afford, while using sustainable fishing practices and supporting local lobstermen across Maine.