rock lobster


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Recent Examples on the Web Until recently China accounted for around 96 percent of Australian exports of southern rock lobster, trade worth over half a billion U.S. dollars a year to the the antipodean nation. NBC News, 20 June 2021 Australia is stuck between a rock lobster and a hard place. NBC News, 20 June 2021 Australia says Chinese customs officers are delaying imports of some premium shellfish products, in a sign its rock lobster industry could be the latest casualty of growing tensions between Canberra and Beijing. Jason Scott,, 1 Nov. 2020 China accounted for 94% of Australian rock lobster exports worth A$752 million ($527 million) in 2018-19. Jason Scott,, 1 Nov. 2020 In Western Australia, the fishing season had only just begun when the Geraldton Fishermen's Co-operative was forced to stop buying its members' rock lobsters, which would have been exported to China for the busy Lunar New Year period. Angela Dewan, CNN, 24 Feb. 2020 Australia counts China as the main destination for its rock lobster exports and its seafood industry will likely see a significant short-term impact, the nation’s agriculture ministry said in a report. Jen Skerritt,, 29 Apr. 2020 Stone says, from wattleseed and bush tomatoes to mud crab and rock lobster. Wine Australia, Bon Appétit, 23 July 2019 Refined but not stuffy, the cuisine is French with Caribbean flair: a brandied bisque of rock lobster, say, or scallops in a wine and cheese sauce. Kaitlin Menza, Town & Country, 8 Jan. 2019

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1884, in the meaning defined above

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8 Jul 2021

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“Rock lobster.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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