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Crab fishermen weigh in on observer coverage

A camera used for electronic monitoring in place of a live observer. (Photo by Kayla Desroches / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The tanner crab fishery opened last year for the first time in the Kodiak Management Area since 2013, and some tanner crab fishermen are pushing for more thorough observer coverage in the trawl sector. This weekend at a North Pacific …

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