Whales, Turtle Further Delay California Crab Season
Pots are on the dock and ready to be put on vessels to fish for Dungeness, but California-permitted crabbers have no place to put their gear yet. California Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Charlton H. Bonham on Thursday declared a continued delay of the commercial season due to whales and sea turtle entanglement risk.
The assessment this week included the Dungeness Crab Fishing Gear Working Group reviewing the Department's preliminary assessment. According to the Working Group report, one proposal received only limited support ...
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