California Crabbing Delayed Due to Rise in Water Toxins

November 6, 2015 2:29 AM

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A spike in toxins on the California coast has prompted officials to delay the start of crab season.

Normally, recreational fishers would start harvesting Dungeness crabs on Saturday, and commercial fishers a week later. But the season was thrown into chaos after authorities found a massive bloom of coastal algae that produces a neurotoxin called domoic acid.

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