Who should profit from the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands crab fisheries? That was the big question at the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting over the weekend.
It looks like the Deadliest Catch production crew won’t have all too much to film this year. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has announced how much king crab the fleet can take this year, and compared to previous years, it’s not very much.
The shellfish hatchery business is still experimental, especially in Alaska and especially when it comes to crabs.