GLOBEFISH - Information and Analysis on World Fish Trade

Crab Market Reports

06-04-2021 Supplies of snow crab may improve slightly in 2021. Crab fishers in Quebec have suggested that the season starts earlier in order to avoid a shutdown when the right whales arrive on the fishing grounds. The snow crab biomass in the Bering ...
07-01-2021 The crab sector seems less affected by the COVID-19 pandemic than other sectors in the seafood industry. Demand for crab seems to be good in the United States of America, and home deliveries are to some extent taking over from foodservice. International ...
09-09-2020 Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian East Coast crab fisheries got off to a late start, and this may affect total supplies this year. Consequently, prices have gone up, as demand is still good, even though crab is now mainly sold ...
08-07-2020 In 2020, the outlook for the crab industry was quite good. Supplies were strong and demand was increasing. But with the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, the market situation changed dramatically. Supplies The Alaska snow crab quota was increased by 23 percent in 2020 ...
30-03-2020 As predicted, Alaskan king crab quotas for the 2019 – 2020 season were reduced but the snow crab quota was increased by 23 percent. Thus, supplies of snow crab will rise in 2020, and prices may fall.  Supplies In October, the Bristol ...

Share this page