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Bering Sea Crab Fisheries Receive Certifications Recognizing Their Sustainability

Norton Sound red king crab. Photo: Jenn Ruckel, KNOM

According to the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI), the Eastern Bering Sea tanner crab is newly certified under the Alaska RFM for this year. In terms of re-certified crab fisheries, Bristol Bay red king crab, St. Matthew Island blue king crab, and the Eastern Bering Sea snow crab all completed the assessment process successfully.