A Maine lobster is outfitted with two ID tags (blue), an acoustic transmitter (on back), and a thermometer (on arm) so scientists can track its travels under the North Atlantic. Lobstermen liken these animals to miniature SCUBA divers.
A Maine lobster is outfitted with two ID tags (blue), an acoustic transmitter (on back), and a thermometer (on arm) so scientists can track its travels under the North Atlantic. Lobstermen liken these animals to miniature SCUBA divers. Diane Cowan/Lobster Conservancy/MCT
A Maine lobster is outfitted with two ID tags (blue), an acoustic transmitter (on back), and a thermometer (on arm) so scientists can track its travels under the North Atlantic. Lobstermen liken these animals to miniature SCUBA divers. Diane Cowan/Lobster Conservancy/MCT

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November 09, 2009 3:05 PM