They're not green and they don't have horns. But crew members sometimes haze them into biting the head off a dead herring. Who are these novice fishermen?
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On a crab boat, greenhorns are those crewmen who are new to the experience of crab fishing. It is a particularly dangerous position, since crab fishing has the highest mortality rate of any job. Take this quiz to learn more about those daring greenhorns.
Fishermen literally risk life and limb to haul in millions of tons of seafood that ends up on our dinner plates. Why would anyone risk death for snow crab?