The 2015 Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for each Alaska crab species include:
While the harvest season can last from October to May, Alaska crab is sold year-round as frozen legs, clusters, or claws.
From the rich flavor of king crab to the sweet, succulent taste of bairdi crab and the delicate, tender texture of snow crab, Alaska crab is a versatile ingredient for a variety of recipes.
prices continue to be impacted by illegally-caught Russian crab, Wink says.
The primary motivation for launching the Alaska red king crab investigations was to determine the information needed (areas of abundance, crab capture methods, and canning techniques) to develop a domestic crab fishing industry, as it was noted that Americans were purchasing millions of pounds of canned Alaska crab meat taken by Japanese and Russian vessels operating in Alaska waters (FWS, 1942).
Following Alaska statehood in 1959, an EF&GR base was established at Juneau, Alaska, in 1960 (Greenwood, 1982) and the responsibilities of the Seattle EF&GR base concerning Alaska commercial fisheries, including the Alaska Crab Investigation Program, were transferred to Juneau, although only two of the Seattle staff made the move north (Simpson, 1982).
Guests will see the Alaska Seafood logo on Red Lobster's menu next to the wild-caught Alaska crab
and salmon options.
Recipes: Crab-stuffed Deviled Eggs, Alaska Crab
Espanola, Alaska King Crab Provencal, Simmered Lemongrass Alaska King Crab Legs, Alaska King Crab Salad with Avocado, Grapefruit and Citrus Ginger Vinaigrette,
Reprocessed Alaska crab
, pollock and yellowfin sole.
The list of some 32 sponsors that helped fund the research ranges from Alaska Crab
Coalition to Wells Fargo-Alaska and from ConocoPhillips to VECO--all heavy hitters in the regions' economy.
This effort is supported by the City of Kodiak, Kodiak Island Borough, the Alaska Crab
Coalition, the United Fishermen's Marketing Association, the Gulf of Alaska Coastal Communities Coalition, Pribilof Islands Collaborative, Central Bering Sea Fishermen's Association and the Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association.
When company founder Chuck Bundrant began his career as an Alaska crab
fisherman, he lived with his family and fished out of Kodiak," said van Omerongen.
Analyzing the interdependence of stakeholders in policymaking decisions is no longer simply theoretical; the recently authorized Alaska crab
industry rationalization program, for the first time, analyzed and attempted to address the interdependent interests of harvesters, processors and coastal communities.
Boats in the Norton Sound fishery are disqualified from any other Alaska crab
In the meantime, red king crab rebounded back to harvestable numbers, and although the season is short, it makes a tidy payday for the booming Alaska crab