The pounds and dollars of Florida stone crab

May 17, 2014 

The pounds and dollars of Florida stone crab

While harvest numbers for Florida stone crab have remained stable since 2009, the price of the regional delicacy has nearly doubled.

Year Pounds of crab Average harvested wholesale price

2009 2.66 million $6.50 per pound

2010 2.58 million $9.00 per pound

2011 2.80 million $9.00 per pound

2012 2.70 million $9.50 per pound

2013 1.70 million (preliminary) $12.00 per pound

Source: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

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