Commercial Dungeness crab season put off a bit longer

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has decided to push back the opening of the commercial Dungeness crab season once again until public health officials determine the crustaceans in some or all of the state’s northern counties are safe to eat. “I understand that there are people suffering economic losses from this closure,” Bonham said in a statement. “However, the majority of the commercial fleet tells me they want a statewide opener or could live with an opener that adheres to traditional management areas.” Read the rest here 11:19

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