(Cancer magister/ syn. Metacarcinus magister)
Alaska Board of Fisheries
Management of Dungeness crab fisheries is achieved through regulations promulgated by the Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF). The BOF holds regular meetings to revise old regulations or promulgate new ones and takes input from stakeholders at these meetings. For BOF meeting schedules, agendas, proposals, forms, and contact information please visit our Alaska Board of Fisheries webpage
Licenses and Permits
For commercial fishing licenses and permits including crewmember, catcher-seller, direct marketers, buyers, exporters, processors, transporters, reporting, please visit our Licenses and Permits webpage.
For commercial fishing entry permits, intent to transfer forms please visit the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission (CFEC) web site.
For commercial fishing regulation announcements, news releases, and emergency orders, please visit our ADF&G News Release page.
- Dungeness Crab — Wildlife Notebook Series (PDF 74 kB)