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Domoic acid/human health
 

December 13, 2016 OR - October to December 2016 Domoic Acit Testing Results (Map of open area)

December 14, 2016OR - Crab Domoic Results

December 5, 2016WA - Dungeness Crab Domoic Acid Test Results

October 13, 2016-OR - 33 samples of Dungeness crab from Astoria to Brookings domoic testing results

August 11, 2016-California Changing Domoic Acid Protocols for Upcoming Crab Season - SeafoodNews.com; August 11, 2016

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Fishing regulations/opening/closing
 

December 5, 2017 - WA - Regarding hold inspections scheduled for January 6, 2017 at 12:00 Noon

December 28, 2016 - WA - Regarding the opening of the coastal Dungeness crab fishery between the Queets River and Destruction Island, WA.

December 21, 2016 - WA - Opening of the 2016-2017 coastal Dungeness crab fishery in the area south of Klipsan Beach, WA.

December 21, 2016 - OR - The state has opened the rest of the Oregon commercial Dungeness crab fishery dropping gear on the 29th of December and picking up on the 1st of January.

December 9, 2016 - OR - Oregon commercial crab opening south of Cape Blanco

November 23, 2016 - WA - Letter to fishery for coastal Dungeness crab opening.

November 22, 2016 - OR -Industry Notice of Coastwide delay

November 22, 2016 - WA - Commercial crab fishery delayed on Washington's south coast

November 22, 2016 - OR - State delays Dungeness crab season coastwide

November 18, 2016 - Recreational crabbing closed from Tillamook Head to California border

November 7, 2016 - WA - Preseason Dungeness Crab Test Fishery Results - October 2016

September 14, 2016 - WA - Coastal Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery ends on Sept. 15

August 18, 2016 - WA - Coastal Dungeness Notice weekly catch acccounting 1,200 lb limit

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Crab tests
 

November 11, 2016 - Tri-State Preseason Coastwide Results

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Meetings
 

June 8 & 9th, 2016 - Coastal Dungeness Crab Tri-State Committee 2016 Meeting Summary

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California documents
 

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Washington Documents
 

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Oregon Documents
 

- 2016 Oregon Dungeness crab market report from November 2 with John Sackton.

Publications & Articles
 

- A Stinky Artificial Bait Could Protect Millions of Tiny Fish - Scientific American By Roxanne Khamsi on August 24, 2016

- A synthetic crustacean bait to stem forage fish depletion Original research article from Global Ecology and Conservation 7 (2016) 238-244

- 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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