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Below Average SWNS Lobster Fishery Catches Command Premium Prices

Landings are down but the shore price is up in the lobster fishing areas (LFA) 33 and 34 commercial lobster fishery in Southwestern Nova Scotia, impacting live and frozen markets. An opening shore price of $10.50 a pound had increased to $12.25 by the end of December. The 2022/23 season opened at $7.50. The strong shore price is good news for harvesters, says Tommy Amirault, president of the Coldwater Lobster Association. “The lobsters are good quality from what I’ve seen. The ...