19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Lobsterman measuring a caught lobster.

Lobstering is a highly regulated activity and each lobster brought back for sale must meet a regulated size and cannot be an egg bearing female. Here the lobsterman is measuring his catch to make certain it meets the regulated size.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Stonington, ME, Maine, United States of America
Copyright: © Michael Mitchell