Dungeness crab stable or increasing even with intensive harvest
March 4, 2020 —
West Coast fishermen caught almost all the available legal-size male Dungeness crab each year in the last few decades. However, the crab population has either remained stable or continued to increase, according to the first thorough population estimate of the West Coast Dungeness stocks. Learn more about the new study led by NWFSC's Kate Richerson.