Alaska Crab

U.S. ALASKA BERING SEA AND ALEUTIAN ISLANDS KING (BLUE AND RED), TANNER AND SNOW CRAB COMMERCIAL FISHERIES CERTIFIED DECEMBER 2017

The certification covers the U.S. Alaska Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands King, Tanner, and Snow crab commercial fisheries [Bristol Bay Red King crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus), St. Matthew Island Blue King crab (Paralithodes platypus), Eastern Bering Sea Tanner Crab (Chionoecetes bairdi), Aleutian Islands Golden King Crab (Lithodes aequispinus), and Eastern Bering Sea Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio)] legally employing pot gear within Alaska jurisdiction (200 nautical miles EEZ) and subject to a federal [National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)/North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC)] and state [Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) & Board of Fisheries (BOF)] joint management regime. 

 

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