Scientists Point to Climate Change as Likely Cause for Alaska Snow Crab Decline

Even as scientists are still trying to figure out why the Bering Sea snow crab stock crashed in 2021, federal managers are working on a plan to help rebuild it.

Snow Crab Producers Could Limit Production to Help International Market, Says Seafood Association

June 2, 2022 CBC News

An excess of snow crab produced in Newfoundland and Labrador is leading to supply outpacing demand, leaving industry figures to question if it’s worth slowing production to allow the market to catch up.

Council Asks Industry for Recommendations On Bristol Bay Red King Crab

After the first season closure for the Bristol Bay red king crab fishery in decades, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council is seeking more data on how to rebuild the stock and stabilize the fishery.

Alaska Snow Crab Fishery Saw Steep Decline. This Reporter Went ‘Into the Ice’ to See it for Himself.

Bering Sea crabbers and communities in the region are struggling with a steep decline in snow crab this year, likely the result of climate change.

Oregon Sees Dungeness Crab Season Set New Record for Value of Catch

February 8, 2022 KCBY

The Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission expects the 2021-2022 season to set a new record as the highest grossing season ever.