Tag Archives: Blue King Crab

Finding clues to disappearing king crab – This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch

FISH-With-Mic-Logo-GRAPHIC-303-x-400-e1360148757522Did you know that red king crab are cannibals and eat their babies, but blue king crab do not? Or that deep water golden king crabs are almost indestructible and appear to resist ocean acidification?   Those are just a few of the things being studied at the nation’s top king crab lab at Kodiak. Read more here  17:25

St. Matthew Blue King Crab Fishery Closes Again

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is shutting down the St. Matthew blue king crab fishery. This isn’t the first time that St. Matt’s crab has been declared off limits: It was previously shut down for a decade due to overfishing. [email protected] 11:48