Lobster
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Caught red-handed

A suspected lobster poacher is confined in the back of a Department of Fish and Game vehicle after he was arrested upon docking his boat in Long Beach. Game wardens had been tracking the suspect, planting marked lobsters where they believed he was poaching. (Bob Chamberlin / LAT)
A Department of Fish and Game warden inspects a boat belonging to a commercial fisherman. Game wardens, who had been tracking him for suspected poaching, arrested the fisherman at the dock in Long Beach. (Bob Chamberlin / LAT)
A Department of Fish and Game warden hauls a crate of lobster evidence after the arrest of a suspected poacher. The crustaceans were used as a plant to attract the suspect. (Bob Chamberlin / LAT)
The small hole in this lobster’s tail indentifies it as one of the creatures planted by the Department of Fish and Game to nab a suspected poacher. (Bob Chamberlin / LAT)
This lobster, marked by the Department of Fish and Game, was part of the plan that resulted in the arrest of a suspected poacher in Long Beach. (Bob Chamberlin / LAT)
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