Alaska Bering Sea Snow Crab Wraps Up Scratchy Season; Quota is Uncertain for Next Year
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Fish Radio with Laine Welch] - April 11, 2018
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The season’s last delivery of snow crab is expected any day, wrapping up the 2017/2018 Bering Sea crab season until the fall.
It was a mixed bag for snow crab, or opilio, which had a 19.5 million pound catch quota. Fishing was scratchy and tough going for most, while some got on the crab and filled up fast.
“It was a little tougher for snow crab. Weather wasn’t good. There were a few boats that ...
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