California Opens Rock Crab Fishery in Area Near Eureka
California officials have opened an area of the coastline near Eureka to commercial rock crab fishing that has been closed since late 2016 due to elevated domoic acid levels.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife said Thursday that, following the recommendation of state health agencies, it will open the rock crab fishery from near Cape Mendocino in Humboldt County (40° 30.00’ N. Lat.) north to the Humboldt Bay entrance at the north jetty (40° 46.15’ N. latitude), including all ocean waters of Humboldt Bay...
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