Homarus americanus, the American lobster, is found along the Atlantic coast of North America in the region from Labrador, Canada to North Carolina, United States. They are most prevalent along the New England coast. The American lobster is found in shallow waters but is more abundant in deeper waters and can live as far deep as 365 m.
Biogeographic Regions: atlantic ocean (Native )
- Walsh, R. July-August 2000. The Lobster Pickle. Natural History, Vol 109 Issue 6: 72-74.
- Author unknown, 2003. "Encyclopedia Britanica Online" (On-line). Accessed May 6, 2003 at http://search.eb.com/eb/article?eu=49836&hook=253694#253694.hook.