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Herring festival hangs in balance – Lack of set price keeps fishermen out of water

As locals prepare to celebrate the humble herring, a dispute over prices of the omega-3 rich silvery fish has organizers of the Sausalito Herring Festival wondering if the guests of honor will even show up. Mel Wickliffee of Pier 45 Seafood said the price disagreement is keeping out-of-state fishermen on the sideline. He said the fish company unloads the herring for another company and has nothing to do with the price. Read the rest here 10:21

S.F. crab boats idled by price dispute – “No crab boats are leaving the dock,”

The trouble started Sunday when crab boat skippers heard that fish brokers were planning to cut the prices they pay for fresh crab from $3 per pound to as low as $1.80.  http://www.onenewspage.com/n/US/74rkht5jx/crab-boats-idled-by-price-dispute.htm