Alaska Snow Crab Harvest Slashed By Nearly 90% After Population Crash In A Warming Bering Sea

October 12, 2021 Hal Bernton, Seattle Times

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game set the 2022 snow crab harvest at the lowest level in more than 40 years, a move to protect populations that appear to have crashed during a period of higher temperatures in the Bering Sea.

Bering Sea Cod Fishery Opens 2020 in Alaska

Alaska’s seafood industry is “open for business” starting Jan. 1, when some of the biggest fisheries get underway long before the start of the first salmon runs in mid-May.