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Bering Sea Opilio Grounds Expanded #FrozenOcean

12:57PM Thu March 22, 2012

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game lent a hand to the struggling snow crab fleet over the weekend, opening up 650 square miles of new fishing grounds. 

This year’s snow crab season has been repeatedly put on hold because of ice conditions in the Bering Sea and the limited crab grounds are getting pretty well picked over. 

Although fishermen brought in almost 5.5 million pounds of crab last week, the number of crab caught in... http://kucb.org/post/snow-crab-fishing-grounds-expanded 

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