Live California Spiny Lobster
All orders will arrive on October 23th
Product: Spiny Lobster
Quantity: Select either 2 or 4 Count(~1.25lb each)
Shelf Life: Up to 24 hours in refrigerator. Can be frozen.
About the Product: Live California Spiny Lobster are caught by the Saraspe family off the coast of San Diego. They are harvested in traps by experienced licensed fishermen. This specie of lobster does not have claws, like their East coast counterpart. California Spiny Lobster have a significantly larger yield of meat in their tails than Maine lobsters. The meat is much sweeter and more tender than East coast lobster. The fishery is regulated by length of lobster, gear types, and permitting. This harvest method produce minimal bycatch and habitat impacts leading the California Spiny lobster to be a “Best Choice” by Marine Stewardship Council.
Harvesters: Charlie Saraspe & Andy Saraspe
Vessel: F/V Sarah Renee
Site: San Diego, CA
About the Harvester: These wild spot prawn are caught in San Diego from the Saraspe Family. This family run business fishes their fleet in the deep, cold waters off the coast of San Diego, CA.
Flavor & Appearance Notes: Spiny Lobster have a sweet and delicate texture that can be grilled, poached, or steamed perfectly to be dipped in garlic butter.
Not sure how to prepare and store Spiny Lobster? See our detailed Seafood Care & Preparation Guide.
*Product is packaged live, but there is no guarantee they will remain alive
**Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.