The Alaskan Snow Crab Season Cancelled

The bug of the ocean

Snow crab have suddenly all but disappeared from Alaska’s waters which has forced Alaskan Department of Fish and Game AKA the ADF&G has been forced to cancel the crab season for 2022-2023. This will likely have wide spread consequences for not just seas food but also cruising as well. There have been a few reasons cited for the sudden disappearance of the crabs mostly the rising water temperatures in Alaska 3.5 degrees Celsius or 38 degrees Fahrenheit which also causes in increase of Bitter Crab Disease. So its likely many different reasons ultimately culminating in the sudden drop in population. There’s also the possibility of falsified information but that is hard to prove. Another possibility is that many of the crabs escaped north to cooler waters.

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Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Sea

A bird’s eye render of the Icon of the Sea

Royal Caribbean has unveiled the first ship in their newest line of cruise ships the “Icon” class with the “Icon of the Sea” and it is giant, the biggest in fact at a whopping estimated 1,198 feet long about 10 feet longer then the oasis class of cruise ships. 20 total decks, 2805 staterooms, 7 pools, 9 whirlpools, and a maximum of over 9000 passengers(including crew) there is a lot to unpack here so lets over the neighborhoods.

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