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This lobster season, they expected hell, but got high water

Sep 25, 2020
While lobster fishermen are surviving the pandemic summer thanks to direct sales and better than expected pricing, wholesalers and dealers are struggling.
The crew of a lobster boat check their traps in the Gulf of Maine in Deer Isle, Maine.
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Running a seafood business on the eve of Brexit

Nov 23, 2018
Brexit could make waves in the seafood industry. But for now, it's a waiting game.
Ronald Scordia, of Angelbond, posing with crawfish.
Courtesy of Angelbond
Cousins Maine Lobster has 20 trucks as part of its franchise. This one is in California.
Courtesy of Christian Thomas Hynes

Shrimp prices go big

Sep 2, 2013
Lobster prices have been shockingly low this summer -- $2.20/pound dockside. Climate change is a key reason given, but what's going on with shrimp? The price is through the roof.

Maine lobster could get a marketing boost

Apr 10, 2013
The lobster industry in Maine has proposed higher fees in order to spend big bucks on advertising. Some lobstermen say that’s a waste of money, but others hope it will increase demand.

Lobster glut causing tension between Maine and Canada

Aug 10, 2012
Lobster prices are at rock bottom lows. And that's causing a cross-border fight between Maine lobstermen and Canadian ones. The Canadian lobstermen have been blocking their American counterparts from dropping off their catch at Canadian processing plants.