California Dungeness Crab Fishery to Close 3 Months Early to Protect Whales | Lexicon of Food

California Dungeness Crab Fishery to Close 3 Months Early to Protect Whales

The California ReportFacebook Twitter Email Copy LinkCopy Link Two deckhands pull in a crab pot on Dick Ogg's boat in Bodega Bay. (Amy Westervelt/KQED)A settlement announced Tuesday between fishers, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Center for Biological Diversity will bring an April 15 close to the Dungeness crab season statewide, three months earlier than it usually ends.