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The inside scoop on the Humboldt Crabs’ dirty laundry

The inside scoop on the Humboldt Crabs’ dirty laundry

Just by chance, I happened to sit next to Michelle Butler at a game recently. She was passing out healthy looking salads, grilled chicken to put on top, and homemade dressing to a group of friends and relatives. She did it with skill and grace, not an easy task for the top row of the

Multiyear crab disaster brewing

Paul Mann Mad River Union NORTH COAST – State officials fear the historic 2015-2016 Dungeness crab collapse may go on for at least another year and probably longer. Worse, leading scientists have issued a new warning that ocean acidification threatens far greater impacts for decades on the Pacific coast’s ecology, environment and economy. Charlton Bonham,

Ocean behavior alarming, puzzling

Note: The following is one of several stories about the crab and fisheries calamities. You should also read: • Aid for crabbers ‘no slam dunk’ • Closure imperils crabber livelihoods • Dungenness crab toxicity a vexing issue • Crabbers query how they can use SBA loans   Paul Mann Mad River Union SACRAMENTO– The chief

Crabbers query how they can use SBA loans

Note: The following is one of several stories about the crab and fisheries calamities. You should also read: • Aid for crabbers ‘no slam dunk’ • Closure imperils crabber livelihoods • Dungenness crab toxicity a vexing issue • Crabbers query how they can use SBA loans Paul Mann Mad River Union NORTH COAST – North

Dungenness crab toxicity a vexing issue

Note: The following is one of several stories about the crab and fisheries calamities. You should also read: • Aid for crabbers ‘no slam dunk’ • Closure imperils crabber livelihoods • Dungenness crab toxicity a vexing issue • Crabbers query how they can use SBA loans Paul Mann Mad River Union SACRAMENTO – Lifting California’s

Coastal legislators request crab season disaster declaration

  Office of Senator Mike McGuire SACRAMENTO – Today, Jan. 25 a bi-partisan coalition of state legislators requested that Governor Jerry Brown declare a fishery disaster due to the devastating impacts of the delayed California crab season. “The delayed crab season is unprecedented in duration and magnitude and California crabbers need our help now more than ever. For

Neurotoxin levels dropping in crabs

Jack Durham Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Although the Dungeness crab season will start in Oregon Jan. 4, the California opening is still undecided, with domoic acid levels in the crab meat still exceeding safety thresholds. A slew of test results were posted today, Dec. 24 on the California Public Health Department website. The tests

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