Alaska crab quota cut of little concern to buyers
A 25 percent cut in the 2012-13 Alaska snow crab quota doesn't seem to be striking much panic into buyers’ hearts as the crab season gets under way.
Alaska officials cut the Bering Sea snow crab quota to 66.35 million pounds, down from 88.89 million pounds last year. The Bristol Bay red king crab quota is up slightly, to 7.85 million pounds from 7.83 million pounds.
“I don’'t think that's got anyone particularly concerned because we have overstocked crab situations here in the United Sta…