Alaska Economic Report: Tanner crab fleet stand-down still strong nearly 2 weeks in

Crabbers in Kodiak are still standing down almost two weeks after the opening of the area’s largest Tanner crab fishery in nearly 40 years. Fishermen say they won’t go fishing for the prices offered by local seafood processors, and the impasse comes as both the Bering Sea snow crab and king crab fisheries were closed this year. KMXT’s Kirsten Dobroth spoke with Alaska Public Media’s Michael Fanelli about the strike, and what comes next.


This story originally aired on Jan. 26, 2023 for Alaska Public Media’s Alaska Economic Report

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