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Tradex 3-Minute Market Insight: Controversial Halibut Bycatch Reductions; Stock Scarcity Closes Golden King Crab Fishery

After speaking to a few Alaska trawl boat groups, some feel the recent decisions by IPHC are unfairly weighted on the trawl fisheries The Golden King Crab is the most abundant species of crab in their Alaska range; however, the closure announcement comes as a result of abnormal and EXTREMELY low harvests this season. Watch the update here 09:31