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Dockside price still above $8/lb; catch volume remains high

Îles de la Madeleine

The Islands lobster fleet received $8.31/lb for the third week of the season according to weekly data from the Lobster Board, a jump of nearly 40 cents compared to the third week of 2021 and more than $1.60 compared to the same period in 2019.

According to preliminary data from the Board, the volume of catches is estimated at 1,803,977 pounds, an increase of 30 percent compared to last year.

Since the beginning of the 2022 season, the price paid at the dock has been above $8/lb.

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