Engineer Zack Larson on the F/V Brenna A tying down pots.
MISSION AND GOALS
We seek to continue to be vigilant stewards of our crab resources and the environment, provide economic stability to our industry and Alaska's coastal communities, promote safety at sea, and produce premier crab products for our American and global customers. Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers will stand together to be actively involved in all aspects of crab fishery research, sound management, and marketing. We will be proactive advocates to benefit the crab resource and the independently-owned businesses of Alaska's Bering Sea crab fisheries. By participating in the regulatory process, we can continue to make a positive difference for the fishing fleets and families that depend on our crab fisheries for their livelihood.
Advocating for sustainable fisheries, sound science, economic stability, and safety in our crab fisheries.
How We Fish
The waters of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands are home to several different crab fisheries that members of the Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers depend upon. These fisheries are managed under an innovative catch share program (also called crab rationalization). Approximately 70 vessels participate, fishing with fixed, single pot gear. The Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands crab fisheries provide wholesome and delicious, sustainable crab to customers around the world.