It’s April. Why are Live Lobster Prices Falling Like a Stone?
There is definitely a hiccup in the live lobster market. Historically, April is usually the time of highest live prices for the year.
This is because new Canadian seasons have not yet started — they open May 1, and cold water generally inhibits catches for areas that are open, along Southwestern Nova Scotia and the Bay of Fundy, and those who held lobsters in tanks and tubes are nearing the end of their inventory.
But this year, April prices for 1 1/8 lb hard shell...
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