Low Lobster Prices Hurting Local Fishermen

July 3, 2012 12:00 AM
Low Lobster Prices Hurting Local Fishermen
" GLOUCESTER (CBS) – Lobster prices are the lowest they’ve been in years and while that may be good for the consumer, it’s hurting local fishermen and seafood distributors.

Monti Rome, the owner of Intershell Seafood in Gloucester, says it’s all about demand. Right now the demand is low, meaning lower lobster prices "

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