20 Tons of Lobster Exported [Archives:1997/51/Local News]

December 22 1997

The General Establishment of Coastal Fishing has started the 1997/98 season by exporting 20 tons of rock lobster worth $490,000 to France. The director of the establishment announced that there are now 60 tons of rock lobsters stored at the establishment’s coldstores in Hadhramaut and Mahara, ready to be exported. The lobster fishing season started in October, and will last until the end of May, 1998.