News Summary November 21, 2019
Today's Main Story: Bristol Bay Red King Crab Fishery Trends Toward Closure as Fleet Reports Slow Fishing, Aging Stock
The Bristol Bay red king crab fishery may close for the first time in 25 years next fall. The fleet is reporter slow fishing as the stock continues to show signs of decline. The current quota of 3.8 million pounds marks the lowest since 2005. With 99 percent of the harvest landed, there are mounting concerns about the future of the fishery...
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