<Back to CFEC Publications by Subject >Shirley, Susan. 1992. "The Cook Inlet King Crab Fishery" CFEC Briefing Reports 92-16 and 92-16NC. Confidential and Non-Confidential Versions. Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission. Abstract: This report provides a historical regulatory review of the Cook Inlet Tanner crab fishery. Particular attention is paid to the need for and applicability of implementing a limited entry program for the fishery. It provides extensive time series data on participation, gross earnings, average earnings per permit holder, and average earnings per vessel. Multiple- year participation patterns are examined as are turn-over rates in the fishery. The non-confidential version of the report is available for distribution to the public.