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    Alaska and Washington senators also ask for federal disaster declaration for crab fisheries

    Lisa Murkowski, from Alaska, and Maria Cantwell, Dan Sullivan and Patty Murray, from Washington, are the U.S. Senators signatories to a new letter sent...

    NOAA Fisheries asks for public participation after Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers’ emergency regulation request

    NOAA Fisheries has announced that is taking public comment on the request from the Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers (ABSC) to take emergency action to...

    Alaska’s only representative in the U.S. House also joins the crabbers’ demands

    In a letter sent to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Appropriations Chair Rosa DeLauro, Alaka's representative in the U.S. House, Mary Sattler Peltola asked them to consider appropriating disaster relief funds for those affected by this year's total harvest closures of the snow crab and red crab fisheries in the Bering Sea. This support for the crab fleet is in addition to Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy, who also sent a letter to U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo requesting a fisheries disaster declaration. Affected fishermen, processors and communities estimated the total loss of ex-vessel value at approximately $202 million, Peltola is now asking for $250 million. Environmentally necessary, economically devastating As Mary Sattler Peltola highlited in her letter, this is the first time ever that the Bering Sea snow crab harvest is closed, and...

    Alaska crabbers propose a fishery management plan to make all fisheries sustainable and resilient

    Faced with the difficult situation they tackle after the closures in Alaska’s snow and red king crab fisheries in...

    Alaska Governor requests federal fishery disaster for Bristol Bay red king crab and Bering Sea snow crab fisheries

    Alaska Governor, Mike Dunleavy, wrote to U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo requesting that she declare a fishery...

    Harvesters, processors, and communities of Bering Sea crab fisheries request a fishery disaster declaration

    The harvesters, processors, and communities of Bering Sea crab fisheries have jointly submitted a letter to Alaska Governor Mike...
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    Could the closure of Alaska’s crab fisheries have been prevented?

    Following the announcement of the cancellation of the Bristol Bay red king crab and Bering Sea snow crab catch...

    “Alaska’s crab industry is absorbing another seismic shock”, says Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers

    "Alaska's crab fleet facing $500 million in losses after Council puts conservation request on ice". This is stated in...

    Alaska cancels Bristol Bay red king crab and Bering Sea snow crab harvest for 2022/23 season

    After completing the analysis of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) trawl survey results for Bristol Bay red king...

    Decreasing number of king crab catches in Norway as prices go higher

    According to Norges Råfisklag The Norwegian sales organization, Norges Råfisklag, has informed that 40 tonnes of king crab worth NOK...
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