Title

The Portland Fish Exchange has allowed lobstermen to auction their catch directl

Authors

Wayne Curtis

Source

Island Journal

Date

1990

Volume Number

Volume 7

Pages

73

Abstract

The Portland Fish Exchange has allowed lobstermen to auction their catch directly, forcing dealers to price competitively. Until the Great Boat Tie-Up of 1989, lobstermen had been at the dealers' mercy, with only four dealers controlling the entire Portland market. The Fish Exchange is predicted to upset some of the traditional relationships between dealers and lobstermen. Details.

Subjects

Lobstermen, Portland Fish Exchange

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