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Lobster prices plunge, to fishermen’s chagrin

High volume catch creates bargain for consumers

ROCKPORT — Tumbling lobster prices have spurred a rush on the normally pricey seafood, from popular Boston waterfront spots like James Hook & Co. to weathered fish shacks to some grocery stores.

“We’ve been selling out every day,” said Brian Sansoucie, a supermarket manager on the North Shore. “Customers are thrilled, and we just can’t keep enough of them.”

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