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
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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