Crustacean Elation: Is a Nova Scotia Lobster Boom the New Normal?
There’s little doubt that Nova Scotia’s lobster fishery is in a golden age.
Looking at the data, fishers from across the province are landing more lobster than they used to as they strive to meet the global demand.
Provincial lobster exports to China alone totalled $227 million in the first six months of 2019 – a 144 per cent increase over the same period the year before. The Canadian lobster industry, of which Nova Scotia is the major player, is estimated to be worth $1.3 billion...
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