Compared to the roller coaster of price changes crab and salmon have undergone this year, things have been relatively quiet for the North American lobster sector.

MJ Gimbar, a senior buyer with Illinois-based Fortune Fish & Gourmet, told IntraFish prices for coveted hardshell Maine lobsters are similar to last year, having stabilized after a fall from post-pandemic highs.

Prices for wholesale, live 1.25-pound lobster are hovering between $9.25-$9.75