Lobster is Canada’s most valuable seafood export and an iconic Canadian species exported around the world. Canadian lobster landings remain at one of the highest levels recorded in 100 years, with an upward trend over recent decades. The majority (78%) of Canadian lobster exports are destined for the United States. Other key markets include Asia (Japan and China) and the European Union (Belgium, France). Lobster is also exported to an additional 50 countries.


Quebec fisheries are open from spring to fall, but our products are available yearly

Product form

Live Fresh Frozen cooked whole, whole in brine, whole blanched, meat, others Frozen raw whole, butterfly, tails, other Other products


Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)

Fishing sector

DFO zones 19, 20, 21, 22

Nutrition values

  • Calories 86
  • Lipides 0.5 g
  • Saturés 0.1 g
  • Cholestérol 166 mg
  • Sodium 320 mg
  • Glucides 0.6 g
  • Protéines 20 g
  • Calcium 43 mg
  • Potassium 233 mg
  • Fer 0.1 mg

Health benefits

Lobster meat is a good source of proteins. It is lean, low in saturated fats and is full of omega 3’s renowned for its health benefits.

Latin name

Homarus americanus

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