A male European lobster
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Scottish lobster catches hit by long winter, say fishermen

Fishermen have said the harsh and prolonged winter in Scotland has been disastrous for the country's lobster industry.

Valuable stocks of the shellfish are are still hibernating out at sea because of the cold weather.

Creel fishermen claim catches are as much as 90% down on last year, meaning prices for the seafood have soared.

Laura Bicker reports.

  • 05 May 2013