DRAFT Technical Memorandum for the 2019 Eastern Bering Sea Continental Shelf Trawl Survey: Results for Commercial Crab Species
This DRAFT report summarizes the 2019 survey results for commercially important crab resources in the eastern Bering Sea.
This draft report contains a summary of the annual collection of data on the distribution and abundance of commercially important crab species in the Eastern Bering Sea. Key species include red king crab, blue king crab, southern Tanner crab, snow crab and hair crab. The eastern Bering Sea bottom trawl survey has been conducted by scientists in the Resource Assessment and Conservation Engineering Division of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries, since the early 1970s.