This is Fish Radio. I’m Stephanie Mangini. From the crab lab into the wild.- “Where we are now is actual experimentation in the wild.”

FISH-With-Mic-Logo-GRAPHIC-303-x-400-e1360148757522Phase two of a seven year project takes place this week. NOAA biologists along with their star dive team are releasing 13,000 hatchery raised Alaska red king crab into their new home on Kodiak in Old harbor. The AKCRRAB project started back in 2006 and is a coalition of managers, scientists, academics, and industry. What began as a test in the NOAA crab lab to see if it was possible to raise crab in a hatchery setting will now be taken to a whole new level. [email protected]  21:28

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