Whales, Toxins and Recovery Rates, Oh My! Dungeness Season Remains on Hold
Tri-state managers in California, Oregon and Washington are navigating some rough waters to open the ocean Dungeness crab season. Crab for Thanksgiving? Nope. Christmas? Sorry. New Year's? Unlikely.
Meat recovery rates are still below acceptable levels in Washington, both the north and south coasts of Oregon and in Northern California. Testing for domoic acid is ongoing in some areas due to high levels of the toxin in razor clams or because crab viscera in some tests showed elevated levels. And in California...
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