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Domoic acid/human health
 

November 8 - 9, 2015-OR - domoic acid results

October 29, 2015-WA - Preseason Dungeness Crab Test Fishery Results

October 28, 2015-OR - domoic acid test results

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Fishing regulations/opening/closing
 

May 2, 2016 - CA - More Areas Open for Recreational Dungeness Crab Fishing, Commercial Fishery to Open in Same Areas in 10 Days

April 21, 2016 - WA - Quileute special managment area change

March 8, 2016 - Corps of Engineer to start Grays Harbor Maintenance dredging April 1- Map- Disposal drawing with Access lane

February 24, 2016 - WA - Quinault Special Managment Area Change

February 11, 2016 - CA -Dungeness Crab fishery in state waters south of 38º 00' N Latitude'

February 15, 2016 - WA - Makah Special Management Area Opens to State Fishers

January 26, 2016 - WA - -Opening between Destruction Island and U.S./Canada Border set to open

January 11, 2016 - WA - Delay in opening between Destruction Island and the U.S./Canada border

December 30, 2015 - CA - Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery 'Fair Start' FAQ

December 22, 2015 - OR - Details for the commercial Dungeness crab season opening

December 21, 2015 - OR - Commercial Dungeness crab season opens January 4th

December 21, 2015 - WA - Details on the 2015-16 WA coastal Dungeness crab season opening

December 21, 2015 - WA - Commercial crab fishing to open Jan 4. on Washington coast

December 10, 2015 - OR - US Army Corpse of Engineers Coos Bay Ocean disposal site tow lane information

December 8, 2015 - WA - Commercial crab fishing delayed again on Washington's south coast

December 7, 2015 - OR - State continues delay of Dungeness crab season coastwide

December 7, 2015 - WA - Commercial Crab fishery south of Klipsan beach continued delay in opening

November 23, 2015 - WA- Commercial crab fishery delayed on Washington's south coast

November 20, 2015 - Oregon delay news release

November 20, 2015 - Oregon delay notice to permit holders

November 6, 2015 - CA - Commercial Dungeness Crab Season Opener Delayed and Commercial Rock Crab Season Closed

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Crab tests
 

November 13, 2015 - Oregon Round 1 Pre-Season Test Pick Results

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Meetings
 

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California documents
 

May 24, 2016 - Recommendations to Minimize the Risk of Entanglement to Whales off the Coast of California and Best Practices Guide - Tips to reduce the risk of whale entanglements while crab fishing (PDF)

February 9, 2016 - CA Disaster Declaration, 2016

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Washington Documents
 

January 25, 2016 -Corps of Engineers begins annual Grays Harbor Maintenance dredging

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Oregon Documents
 

December 21, 2015 -ODCC & WCSPA Press release for Dungeness season opening

November 20, 2015 - Oregon delay news release

November 20, 2015 - Oregon delay notice to permit holders

Publications & Articles
 

- Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission − John Sackton 2015-2016 Market Outlook video

- 2014 Dungeness Crab Report

- 2012 Dungeness Crab Report

- Bering Sea fishermen set up system to retrieve lost crab pots from last year's ice movement

- Seafood Trends November 14,2011; Dungeness Crab update

- Another Stellar Crab Season Ends; ODCC

- Seafood Trends December 13, 2010

- Washington Coastal Dungeness Crab Fishery License Buy-Back Program

- Development of a Buy-Back Program for the Washington Coastal Commercial Crab Fishery (2006)

- NPR Article - For Tips On Riding Financial Waves, Ask Fishermen

- Development of a Buy-Back Program for the Washington Coastal Commercial Crab Fishery (2 MB PDF)

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