pic: over the years overfishing in alaska and the ocean has become a wid spread topic ecpecialy the overfishing of the alaskin king crab witch is known to be a delicacy. king crab are slowly going extinct. if the kng crab goes extinct the ecosystem can seriously be dameged.
pic: king crab is not going extinct just because of overfishing but also because if the carbon dioxide in the atomsphere. the oceans absorb about 30% of the carbon in the air causing the ph levels to get lower wich makes the water more acidy wich will kill corel reefs and threaten marine life.
stats: king crab prices were up 20-35% last year due to high demand. higher prices should translate to an increase in king crab fishery value on the order of 10 to 15 percent
stats: king crab can be found all around alaska and other parts of the world. king crab stock has shown a trend of increasing abundance since the late 1990s. Fishing effort in this fishery has remained high with an average number of permits at 258 during 2000–2004.but the number of permets of increased to about 1000 in 2017
crab is not doing as well as it should be. crab last year was in a shortage due to not enough of them we are over fishing the a little to much but we are also putting to much co2 in the air which gets adsorbed by the oceans which then makes the water acidic further more damaging the crabs
web: As the water absorb more and more CO2 the more the water will become more acidic therefor killing all the king crabs and other marine life.
news: As the water absorb more and more CO2 the more the water will become more acidic therefor killing all the king crabs and marine life. Robert Foy, director of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s Kodiak Laboratory have been experimenting the effects of the acid water on the crabs and they found out that crabs wont live through there early life stages but it also softens there shell because there isnt enough of ph in the water to make the accumulation of calcium to make the shell hard. but he thinks the crabs can adapt to the more acidic waters. foy said “If the results in the laboratory are accurate, and there’s no acclimation, you would see stock failure about 100 years from now,”.(weather.com)
news/summary: crab around Christmas last year was in a shortage.sustainability: this inst sustainable because crab was in a shortage which means the population is not that good. causes and connects: a cause is over fishing but it is also about us creating to much CO2 in the atmosphere.
Because of their large size and the taste of their meat, many species are widely caught and sold as food, the most common being the red king crab. A red king crab can grow a leg span of 1.8 meters or 5 ft 11 inchesand is burgundy in color.
King crab is large marine invertebrate that belongs to the group of decapod crustaceans. and there are around 120 species of king crab. Most species can be found in the warm waters of the Southern hemisphere. Few species (Alaskan king crabs) inhabit cold waters near Alaska.
king crab is important to the ecosystem over there in the alaskin area without them the ocean would not do as good and life would move on to a differnt area making the alaskin waters a dead zone