This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – No Tanner crab fishery next year at Kodiak and the Westward regions. More after this

FISH-With-Mic-Logo-GRAPHIC-303-x-400-e1360148757522There will be no January Tanner crab fishery for fishermen at Kodiak, Chignik and the South Peninsula. It’s not unexpected. We’ve been seeing a decline in abundance of legal sized or mature male Tanner crab for the last couple of years. Mike Stichert is a shellfish biologist at ADF&G in Kodiak. [email protected] 17:01

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