Spiny lobster supply, demand both up

While Florida’s spiny lobster supplies are about the same as last season, price are higher, according to the state’s suppliers and distributors.

The spiny lobster harvest, which runs from 6 August through the end of March, represents Florida’s third-highest grossing seafood product in sales, behind shrimp and stone crabs. Last season, the dockside value was USD 13.2 million, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Distributors say the price may be higher thi

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