Norton Sound Red King Crab Season Open, Guideline Harvest Limit at Lowest in Decades
March 132, 2019
The winter season for Norton Sound red king crab opened on February 25 to what fishermen and processors knew would be one of the lowest Guideline Harvest Limits (GHL) in recent history. That number was made official when the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council approved limits last Friday during a teleconference meeting.
The GHL for 2019 is 150,600 pounds, nearly half of the 2018 GHL of 300,000 lbs. and less than half of the toal catch of 340,000 lbs from the summer, winter, ...
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