Scientists Search for Lost Crab Pots

Matt Lichtenstein, KFSK – Petersburg

Federal fishery scientists have been searching for lost Dungeness crab pots in waters around Petersburg and Wrangell this August. The two-year project is part of a broader effort to learn more about the effect of various types of marine debris in the United States. So far, the researchers say the impact of derelict dungy pots in Alaska seems to be relatively low.

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