Co-operative Research on Golden King Crab Pays off with Quota Increases
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Peggy Parker - August 7, 2018
For the first time in 20 years, the small fleet of vessels harvesting golden king crab in the remote waters of the Aleutian Islands can take 3.9 million pounds of golden king crab east of Adak and 2.5 million pounds west of Adak, increases of 18 percent and 11 percent respectively over last year. The 9-month season opened last week under a management system that relies on data from federal observers and fishermen themselves ...
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