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Fischer, W. (ed.), 1978. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes Western Central Atlantic (Fishing Area 31), vol. 6:pag.var.

Herrick, F.H., 1895. The American Lobster: a study of its habits and development. Bulletin U.S. Fish Commission, 5: 1-252, text figs 1-40, pls 1-54

Herrick, F.H., 1911. Natural history of the American Lobster. Bulletin U.S. Bureau Fisheries 29:149-408, text figs 1-42; pls 28-32

Holthuis, L.B., 1986. J.C. Fabricius' (1798) species of Astacus, with an account of Homarus capensis (Herbst) and Eutrichocheles modestus (Herbst) (Decapoda Macrura). Crustaceana, 50:243-256, fig.1

Milne Edwards, H., 1837. Histoire naturelle des Crustacés, comprenant l'anatomie, la physiologie et la classification de ces animaux, 2: 1-532, atl. pl. 1-42, 1-32.

Say, T., 1817-1818. An account of the Crustacea of the United States. Journal Academy natural Sciences Philadelphia,1:57-80, 97-101, 155-169, pl. 4 (1817); 235-253, 313-319, 374-401, 423-441, 445-458(1818)

Squires, H.J., 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin Fisheries aquatic Sciences, 221:i-viii,1-532, text figs 1-270, col. pls 1-11

Williams, A.B., 1984. Shrimps, lobsters, and crabs of the Atlantic Coast of the Eastern United States, Maine to Florida: i-xviii,1-550, figs 1-380

American lobster (Homarus americanus)