The total allowable catch for the upcoming Bristol Bay red king crab season will be 7.8 million pounds.
That's a 47 percent cut from last season's TAC of 14.8 million pounds.
Here's a press release from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
The fishery opens at noon Oct. 15.
The department says it'll announce the TAC for Bering Sea snow crab as soon as tomorrow.
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