Price of Lobster Dips Amid Trade War and Pandemic

July 8, 2020 WMTW

The lack of demand is plunging the price of lobster. They are selling for about $ 4.50 per pound. That is roughly half of what they were selling for one year ago.

Price, Catch Down as Cape Breton Lobster Season Gets Into Gear

May 27, 2020 Tom Ayers, CBC News

The lobster fishing season around Cape Breton Island opened May 15 and harvesters say the catch and the price have not been as good as the weather.

Feds to Provide Boost to Lobster, Crab, Whelk Projects

May 27, 2020 Associated Press

The federal government is providing more than $ 2 million to several institutions on the East Coast for fishery projects designed to accomplish goals such as expanding the green crab harvest and reducing mortality on the lobster supply chain.

Lobster — The ‘Rolls-Royce of Shellfish’ — Has Promising Future For N.L. Exporters

Warmer waters are getting part of the credit for an uptick in lobsters off the coast of Newfoundland, and some companies are betting big on the crustacean’s future.

Lobster Sellers Hope New Deal Thaws China Trade

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump signed the first phase of a new trade deal with China with much fanfare and very few hard details — especially on how the new agreement impacts the American lobster industry.