Oregon Test Results Show Dungeness are Biotoxin-Free and Ready for Harvest
Crabbers are itching to set gear in Oregon, where crab are safe to eat and the meat recovery meets the thresholds. Bring on Jan. 15!
The meat quality results, released late Thursday ahead of an industry meeting, show the southernmost zones, Port Orford and Brookings, demonstrated incremental improvement over the last few weeks and reached 24.3% and 25.5%, respectively, above the 24% necessary.
The big surprise was Astoria, at the Columbia River, which showed a more than 4% jump from 21.3% in mid-December to ...Full Story »