Dungeness Emerges as Alaska’s Top Crab Fishery

Combined Dungeness catches so far from Southeast and the westward region (Kodiak, Chignik and the Alaska Peninsula) totaled over 7.5 million pounds as the last pots were being pulled at the end of October.

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).

Marine Toxin Still Jinxing Crab and Clam Seasons

January 19, 2021 Chinook Observer

It’s a new year but one old problem isn’t going away. The marine toxin domoic acid is now expected to delay the start of commercial crab season into February, while the toxin level found in razor clams continues to torpedo recreational digging.

Use of Ocean Resources Changed as Dungeness Crab Fishing Industry Adapted to Climate Shock Event

An unprecedented marine heat wave that led to a massive harmful algal bloom and a lengthy closure of the West Coast Dungeness crab fishery significantly altered the use of ocean resources across seven California crab-fishing communities.