Stone Crab Season Florida Keys

The onset of winter in Florida not only brings wonderfully mild sunny weather but also the eagerly anticipated annual harvest of stone crab claws. The Crustacean Fisheries group at the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) is responsible for monitoring the commercial stone crab fishery...
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Stone Crab Shortage Drives Up Prices

Less than halfway through Florida’s lucrative stone crab season, traps are drying up, dealing another blow to a fishing industry still recovering from a beating delivered by a brutal Hurricane Irma. Everybody’s feeling it,” said Walter Flores, owner of the Golden Rule Seafood in Palmetto...
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