Oregon's Domoic Acid Scare Eases as Coos Bay Reopens Under Evisceration Order
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - February 9, 2017
Oregon agencies have approved lifting a crab harvesting closure of a Central Coast area due to one test of lower domoic acid levels -- but an evisceration order remains in place.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the Department of Fish and Wildlife, on Wednesday held a conference call with industry advisers to determine whether to open the area under an evisceration order or to keep it closed completely pending the second round of domoic acid testing. The state originally closed it to all harvesting due to one crab with a domoic acid level above 30 ppm...
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