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Red & Blue King Crab Harvest
Registration Area A (Southeast Alaska)

 

Red king crab harvest, number of landings, and number of permits in Registration Area A (Southeast Alaska) by year or season, 1960 to present. The data from 1960–1969 include all three species of king crab (red, blue, and golden) from all of Southeast Alaska including Yakutat. Yakutat king crab is included in the 1969/70 season.

Year/Season Total catch Number of landingsa Number of permitsb
2012/13--2013/14 Fishery Closed
2011/12 176,545 106 54
2006/07–2010/11 Fishery Closed
2005/06 209,799 113 58
2004/05 Fishery Closed
2003/04 193,759 93 67
2002/03 233,630 154 75
2001/02 296,967 177 77
2000/01 Fishery Closed
1999/00 289,548 215 77
1998/99 Fishery Closed
1997/98 308,322 187 76
1996/97 428,540 217 79
1995/96 357,815 203 73
1994/95 256,267 246 84
1993/94 202,384 180 83
1985/86–1992/93 Fishery Closed 
1984/85 270,495 121 95
1983/84 280,681 119 97
1982/83 412,474 114 58
1981/82 524,240 172 46
1980/81 532,674 193 35
1979/80 658,087 229 39
1978/79 443,639 165 34
1977/78 234,494 138 34
1976/77 328,145 174 35
1975/76 356,771 170 32
1974/75 535,534 201 46
1973/74 758,103 234 29
1972/73 528,025 198 19
1971/72 670,645 183 19
1970/71 389,373 150 20
1969/70 1,438,226 401 33
1969 1,899,930 122 39
1968 2,199,722 NA 19
1967 599,078 NA 7
1966 105,899 NA 8
1965 579,300 NA 7
1964 820,530 NA 9
1963 1,112,200 NA 8
1962 1,289,550 NA 8
1961
1960 3,424 NA NA

- Fewer than 3 permits fished; information is confidential.

a Total landings are the number of unique fish tickets reporting king crab landings in any combination in a season.

b Total permits are the number of unique CFEC numbers the made landings in a season.

NA = Not available

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