Deep Water Crab Market Steady as Snow Crab Demand Grows
With the rising demand for many of the frozen crab items including both king crab and snow crab, the deep water crab market sits steady to full steady with minimal fishing taking place at this time.
Seafood consultant Les Hodges, who releases a report on Russian crab fishing monthly, said there are currently 3 vessels fishing for Angulatus and 5 on Japonicus deep water crab.
Hodges said that the effort on Angulatus typically begins in the East Sakhalin in the spring, about the time producers are wrapping up their Japonicus quota...
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