Commercial Tanner Crab effort at 4,640 pots
February 25, 2021
The Registration Area A (Southeast Alaska) Tanner crab harvest strategy establishes commercial Tanner crab fishing season length using estimated mature male biomass and the number of registered pots at the start of the fishery. As of 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 17, 2021, there are 58 pot vessels and 4,640 pots registered for the 2020/2021 commercial Tanner crab fishery.
At the current estimated mature male biomass and effort level of 4,640 registered pots, the harvest strategy provides one additional day of season length in "core", "non-core", and "exploratory" areas. The 2020/2021 comm...