Crisis in the North Pacific: Bering Sea Snow Crab Stocks Fall Sharp and Fast
Scientists and the industry as a whole got a shocking look at survey numbers for snow crab late last week and heard a discussion on it yesterday during the first day of the week-long Crab Planning Team. Declining numbers of snow crab compared to 2019, when the last survey was taken, have scientists, managers, and industry members grappling with the numbers they have and the far larger set of information they don't have.
Male snow crab abundance in the eastern Bering Sea is down 70% from ...
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