2019 Alaska Fisheries Economic Status of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crab

January 30, 2020

This executive summary highlights three sets of primary indicators describing aggregate changes in gross volume and value of production, labor earnings and employment in the crab processing and harvesting sectors, and crab harvest quota leasing activity.

The Economic Status Report for BSAI Crab Fisheries, 2019 (Crab Economic SAFE) provides detailed information regarding production, sales, revenue, and price indices in the harvesting and processing sectors, income, employment, and demographics of labor in both sectors, capital and operating expenditures in the fishery, quota share lease and sale market activity, changes in distribution of quota holdings, productivity in the harvesting sector, U.S. imports and exports of king and Tanner crab, and other information regarding data collection and ongoing economic and social science research related the BSAI crab fisheries and related communities. This executive summary highlights three sets of primary indicators describing aggregate changes in gross volume and value of production, labor earnings and employment in the crab processing and harvesting sectors, and crab harvest quota leasing activity.

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Last updated by Alaska Fisheries Science Center on 06/15/2020

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