Alaskan Snow Crab TAC Is 18.9M Pounds; Bairdi At 2.5M Pounds
by The Cordova Times
Posted: 2017-10-13 15:45:48 EST

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has set the Bering Sea snow crab harvest limit at 18.961,000 pounds, with 17,064,900 pounds for community development quota entities.

That’s down from a total allowable catch of 21,570,000 pounds in the 2016/2017 season.

The fishery opens on Oct. 15 and runs through May 15 for the eastern subdistrict and through May 31 for the western subdistrict.

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