[acn-l] FW: Lobster

Jay DeLong (thirdwind at att.net)
Thu, 16 Sep 1999 09:19:06 -0700

More on lobsters from the Pacific NW Aquatic Nuisance Species list:

Jay DeLong

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-pnw_ans-l at oit.pdx.edu
On Behalf Of Morrison, Jim
Sent: Thursday, September 16, 1999 7:49 AM
To: 'Listserv Alien & Non-indigenous species'
Subject: Re: Lobster

Reposted, with permission:

> I work on crabs in British Columbia and we have a large population of
> people of Asian origin living around Vancouver. Apparently it is good luck
> in some Asian cultures to release a live lobster on the lunar new year. (I
> don't know if this is the case for other crustacea.) It is possible that a
> similar type of release near the Sound is the source of your find.
> Ivan Winther
> Biologist
> Fisheries & Oceans Canada
> Prince Rupert, B.C.

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