California Crab Industry May Finally See Disaster Checks from 2015, Mostly at $21,000 or More
California Dungeness and rock crab fishermen and processors will likely see disaster aid checks in June, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced late last week.
After a lengthy review process with industry, the $25 million in federal disaster aid to cover the 2015-2016 seasons was approved and the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission could start sending checks as soon as June.. Some of those funds will go to mitigation against future domoic acid/harmful algal bloom events, PSMFC overhead and the commercial ...
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