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Alaska Bering Sea Crabber Provides Insight and Lessons Learned from the Alaskan Crab Catch Share Program

As New England’s groundfish fishery prepares to move to cooperative-based catch share management later this week, Jim Stone from the Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers provides insight and lessons learned from the Alaskan crab catch share program.  In a column in the Juneau Empire, Jim, a 32-year fisherman, highlights the safety benefits, increased catch, and better jobs that have accompanied catch share management in Alaska’s crab fishery.

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