Prevalence of Whales Suggests San Francisco Crab Season Delay as Port Pushes Dock Sales
The California Dungeness Crab Fishing Gear Working Group will meet Wednesday to review preliminary state findings suggesting a delay in the Central California season opening.
The Central California or "San Francisco" season traditionally opens on Nov. 15. However, the presence of whales and other factors may mean customers hungry for fresh Dungeness may have to wait until later in the year. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife director will conduct an assessment of marine life entanglement risk for the commercial Dungeness crab ...
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