Alaska Snow Crab Increase is Bad News for Their Cousins
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Fish Factor with Laine Welch] - October 10, 2018
Crab catches dominate Alaska's fish news in early October as boats gear up for mid-month openers in the Bering Sea.
As expected, crabbers will see increased catches for snow crab after the annual survey showed a 60 percent boost in market sized males and nearly the same for females (only male crabs can be retained for sale).
Managers announced this week a catch of 27.5 million pounds of snow crab, up 47 percent from last season ...
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