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Tanner Crab Fishery Harvest
Registration Area D (Southeast Alaska)

 

Traditional commercial Tanner crab pot and ring net harvest information for Registration Area A, 1968/69 to present.

Pot Fishery
Year/Season Permits Fished Number of Crabs Total Pounds Pots Lifted CPUE
5-Year Average 43 364,364 941,188 20,531 17
2012/13 54 466,003 1,211,607 24,376 19
2011/12 47 416,423 1,082,699 23,502 18
2010/11 48 334,254 867,252 19,640 17
2009/10 33 365,525 944,639 18,871 19
2008/09 31 239,616 599,745 16,268 14
2007/08 49 235,789 594,735 16,295 14
2006/07 57 360,820 911,515 22,332 16
2005/06 53 341,115 866,037 18,839 18
2004/05 60 313,281 787,625 18,248 17
2003/04 68 328,814 811,647 23,463 14
2002/03 67 300,453 776,687 22,937 13
2001/02 83 356,704 935,026 29,035 12
2000/01 81 447,043 1,221,668 32,187 14
1999/00 92 588,428 1,616,945 34,432 17
1998/99 93 757,545 2,086,672 36,872 21
1997/98 92 981,437 2,614,166 41,332 24
1996/97 94 688,431 1,818,884 41,898 16
1995/96 94 733,210 1,969,394 45,711 16
1994/95 91 940,233 2,433,571 55,771 17
1993/94 81 760,273 1,964,380 48,794 16
1992/93 83 614,958 1,536,143 NA NA
1991/92 83 783,499 2,073,353 NA NA
1990/91 72 850,706 2,182,813 NA NA
1989/90 81 769,601 1,908,624 NA NA
1988/89 77 631,705 1,583,711 NA NA
1987/88 71 548,854 1,317,887 NA NA
1986/87 67 462,702 1,120,373 NA NA
1985/86 72 422,678 1,006,396 NA NA
1984/85 78 472,669 1,129,473 NA NA
1983/84 100 644,002 1,593,468 NA NA
1982/83 95 446,283 1,101,630 NA NA
1981/82 73 1,406,267 3,305,857 NA NA
1980/81 59 851,281 2,013,276 NA NA
1979/80 51 729,812 1,781,175 NA NA
1978/79 38 589,781 1,559,769 NA NA
1977/78 44 835,928 2,142,409 NA NA
1976/77 55 1,078,454 2,563,710 NA NA
1975/76 32 868,815 2,149,397 NA NA
1974/75 51 340,361 863,751 NA NA
1973/74 52 531,114 1,309,673 NA NA
1972/73 31 614,443 1,597,838 NA NA
1971/72 25 258,080 656,661 NA NA
1970/71 12 62,704 167,378 NA NA
1969/70 31 251,295 660,337 NA NA
1968/69 29 70,892 177,825 NA NA
Ring Net Fishery
Year/Season Permits Fished Number of Crabs Total Pounds
5-Year Average 16 8,815 22,736
2012/13 22 11,811 30,826
2011/12 23 10,377 27,085
2010/11 16 9,505 24,092
2009/10 11 7,212 18,871
2008/09 10 5,169 12,805
2007/08 18 3,948 10,327
2006/07 19 6,741 16,385
2005/06 19 8,376 20,484
2004/05 21 6,886 16,410
2003/04 30 8,049 20,511
2002/03 44 12,008 27,547
2001/02 57 12,312 29,810
2000/01 80 30,784 74,012
1999/00 110 34,276 89,211
1998/99 87 31,161 77,459
1997/98 93 35,154 87,156
1996/97 70 33,974 81,935
1995/96 74 21,539 50,642
1994/95 82 29,685 73,576
1993/94 44 15,607 37,146
1992/93 51 13,771 33,544
1991/92 41 20,649 49,568
1990/91 36 23,728 58,780
1989/90 92 42,421 101,045
1988/89 63 25,501 62,621
1987/88 13 5,484 12,598
1986/87 7 1,605 3,601
1985/86 11 1,153 2,609
1984/85 5 660 1,451
1983/84 NA NA NA
1982/83 2 a a
1981/82 NA NA NA
1980/81 NA NA NA
1979/80 NA NA NA
1978/79 NA NA NA
1977/78 NA NA NA
1976/77 NA NA NA
1975/76 NA NA NA
1974/75 NA NA NA
1973/74 NA NA NA
1972/73 NA NA NA
1971/72 NA NA NA
1970/71 NA NA NA
1969/70 NA NA NA
1968/69 NA NA NA

a Fewer than 3 permits were fished; information is confidential.

Note: NA = Not available

Combined Gears
Year/Season Permits Fished Number of Crabs Total Pounds Average Weight Price/Pound
5-Year Average 59 373,179 963,558 2.6 $2.25
2012/13 76 477,813 1,242,433 2.6 $2.47
2011/12 70 426,800 1,109,784 2.6 $2.51
2010/11 64 343,759 891,344 2.6 $2.85
2009/10 44 372,737 961,681 2.6 $1.63
2008/09 41 244,785 612,550 2.5 $1.78
2007/08 67 239,737 605,062 2.5 $1.69
2006/07 76 367,561 927,900 2.5 $1.67
2005/06 72 349,491 886,521 2.5 $1.42
2004/05 81 320,167 804,035 2.5 $1.96
2003/04 98 336,863 832,158 2.5 $2.13
2002/03 111 312,461 804,234 2.6 $2.05
2001/02 140 369,016 964,836 2.6 $1.71
2000/01 161 477,827 1,295,680 2.7 $1.93
1999/00 202 622,704 1,706,156 2.7 $2.13
1998/99 180 788,706 2,164,131 2.7 $2.06
1997/98 185 1,016,591 2,701,322 2.7 $1.60
1996/97 164 722,405 1,900,819 2.6 $1.73
1995/96 168 754,749 2,020,036 2.7 $1.89
1994/95 173 969,918 2,507,147 2.6 $3.21
1993/94 125 775,880 2,001,526 2.6 $1.97
1992/93 134 628,729 1,569,687 2.5 $1.51
1991/92 124 804,148 2,122,921 2.6 $1.72
1990/91 108 874,434 2,241,593 2.6 $1.45
1989/90 173 812,022 2,009,669 2.5 $1.91
1988/89 140 657,206 1,646,332 2.5 $2.32
1987/88 84 554,338 1,330,485 2.4 $2.20
1986/87 74 464,307 1,123,974 2.4 $2.01
1985/86 83 423,831 1,009,005 2.4 $1.87
1984/85 83 473,329 1,130,924 2.4 $1.20
1983/84 100 644,002 1,593,468 2.5 $1.20
1982/83 97 446,449 1,101,630 2.5 NA
1981/82 73 1,406,267 3,305,857 2.4 NA
1980/81 59 851,281 2,013,276 2.4 NA
1979/80 51 729,812 1,781,175 2.4 NA
1978/79 38 589,781 1,559,769 2.6 NA
1977/78 44 835,928 2,142,409 2.6 NA
1976/77 55 1,078,454 2,563,710 2.4 NA
1975/76 32 868,815 2,149,397 2.5 NA
1974/75 51 340,361 863,751 2.5 NA
1973/74 52 531,114 1,309,673 2.5 NA
1972/73 31 614,443 1,597,838 2.6 NA
1971/72 25 258,080 656,661 2.5 NA
1970/71 12 62,704 167,378 2.7 NA
1969/70 31 251,295 660,337 2.6 NA
1968/69 29 70,892 177,825 2.5 NA

Source: Number of crabs and pot lifts for pot fishery from 1993/94 to present are from logbooks, all other information from fish tickets.

Note: NA = Not available

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