Alaska’s Bering Sea crab fishery gets underway

As of Jan. 9, fishermen had harvested 10 million pounds of snow crab, from a 67.95 million pound quota, according to Fitch, who said 42 vessels had participated so far, and more are expected including boats presently fishing for Tanner crab or Pacific cod with the same pots used for crab fishing.  She expects that total participation will rise to about 70 vessels chasing snow crab. Read the rest here 13:37

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