Norton Sound Red King Crab Summer Fishery Reports Record Ex-Vessel Value of $3.7 Million
The 2022 Norton Sound red king crab fishery wrapped up last week, concluding the first harvest for the summer fishery since 2019.
The season opened on June 15 and ended on July 24 with 26 permit holders participating. Alaska’s Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) reported that the open access fishery harvest was 291,553 pounds, with an additional 25,620 pounds harvested in the CDQ fishery.
As for the ex-vessel value, ADF&G says that adjusting for inflation only the late 1979s and...
To Read Full Story Login Below.