- Questions, answers about toxic West Coast crabs Updated: Nov-06-15 2:15 am
A poisonous substance linked to a massive algae bloom off the West Coast has prompted officials to halt recreational shellfishing from Washington to California and is blamed for sickening dozens of seabirds, seals, whales and other marine life. Below are questions and answers about the issue:
- High toxin level delays California crab season Updated: Nov-05-15 1:48 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Wildlife authorities delayed the Dungeness crab season and closed the rock crab fishery for most of California on Thursday, just days after warning of dangerous levels of a neurotoxin linked to a massive algae bloom off the West Coast.
- High toxin level in California crabs prompt health warning Updated: Nov-03-15 9:06 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California health officials on Tuesday warned people to avoid eating Dungeness and Rock crabs that contain dangerous levels of a neurotoxin linked to a massive algae bloom off the West Coast.