In win for Alaska's snow crab sector, commercial fishery could still take place while stocks rebuild

Numerous leaders in Alaska's crab industry asked for a directed fishery to remain open as the tenuous stock rebuilds, and that possibility moved one step closer Tuesday.

The Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers are asking for federal relief following king and snow crab fisheries closures tied to climate change.
The Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers are asking for federal relief following king and snow crab fisheries closures tied to climate change.Photo: Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers
Published 6 December 2022, 21:21Updated 7 December 2022, 14:20