National Fisheries Institute’s Crab Council Statement on the passing of Dr. Hawis Madduppa

The Blue Swimming Crab sustainability community has lost a dedicated researcher, a visionary leader and friend in Dr. Hawis Madduppa.

You May Soon Be Able to Buy Dungeness Crab Right Off a Boat in SF

October 28, 2021 California News Times

If the updated proposal is approved by the Waterfront Commission, San Franciscan may have a chance to do something that was not possible before. Buy fresh, still-living Dungeness crabs directly from Fisherman’s Wharf commercial fishing vessels.

Adopted: Dungeness Crab Fishery Management Plan

October 22, 2021 The News Guard

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has adopted regulations for implementing the Oregon Dungeness Crab Fishery Management Plan (FMP).

Ida’s Wrath Leaves Destruction and Strain on Bayou Crabbing Family

September 28, 2021 Ed Lallo, Gulf Seafood News

With Hurricane Ida’s unrelenting winds clocking more than 170 miles an hour, Shane Luke questioned his decision to stay aboard his 38-foot shrimp boat.   Outside the tiny windows he watched helplessly as the rollup door to the family’s concrete crab processing building flapped in the wind like a piece of paper in front of a fan.  As the mast cracked like wooden matchstick, he took refuge in engine room hoping it would be a final line of defense against Ida’s wrath.

NFI Red Crab Council Renews Commitment to Improving Chinese Crab Fishery

The National Fisheries Institute’s Red Crab Council and its partners – Ocean Outcomes (O2) and Tao Ran on the ground in China – have renewed their annual contract to keep the comprehensive Red Crab Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) on track.