Feds to Provide Boost to Lobster, Crab, Whelk Projects

May 27, 2020 Associated Press

The federal government is providing more than $ 2 million to several institutions on the East Coast for fishery projects designed to accomplish goals such as expanding the green crab harvest and reducing mortality on the lobster supply chain.

The Seafood Industry’s Empty Net Syndrome Impacting Restaurants

Summer in Louisiana means blue crab season, when local consumers flock to seafood markets for boiled crabs and chefs add crab-centric specials to their menus. It’s when the crab supply peaks and prices are at their most favorable.

Louisiana Soft-Shell Crab Decline Affecting Local Businesses

January 10, 2019 Scott Yoshonis, Daily Comet

Production of soft-shell crabs in the region has dropped dramatically in the past few decades for a variety of reasons.

OR, WA Crab Fishing Season Delayed by Weather, Small Crabs

January 9, 2019 Chloe Skaar, TDN.com

Smaller crabs and bad weather are delaying the start of crabbing for Washington and Oregon, but fishermen seem to be optimistic after last year’s record-breaking season.

Morro Bay Crabbing Families Keep Dungeness on the Table and in the Market all Season Long

December 20, 2018 Morro Bay

This time of year, it’s all about the crab. The main crab species caught off of California’s coast is Dungeness and the waters off of Morro bay offer enough crab to keep crabbing families busy throughout the season.