Bay Area Dungeness Crab Season Delayed Again, Possibly Into 2021

If you were planning on Dungeness crab for Christmas dinner, better defrost a turkey instead.

The Bay Area’s already-delayed commercial crab season was supposed to start tomorrow, Dec. 23, but it may be delayed yet again, this time due to price negotiations between crab fishermen and seafood processing companies.

The original delay by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in mid-November was to protect migrating whales from getting entangled in fishing lines.

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