Image of a lobsterCall him an ambassador for sustainable fisheries. This 9-pound southern rock lobster, now on exhibit in the Oceans gallery, was part of the Australian Trade Commission’s display at the National Restaurant Association’s annual convention recently held in Chicago. The eye-catching bar-code bracelet that encircles one of the lobster’s antennae contains his history and also tells a bigger story.

Posted by Karen Furnweger, web editor