Oregon Adopts Dungeness Crab Management Plan, First FMP on the West Coast
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted regulations last week for implementing the Oregon Dungeness Crab Fishery Management Plan, the first Dungeness crab fishery management plan to be developed on the West Coast.
The FMP describes the status of Dungeness crab and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's management of two commercial crab fisheries, bay and ocean, and the recreational crab fishery in the bays and ocean.
Dungeness crab is an iconic Oregon species and forms the economic backbone of commercial activity along the coast, including ...
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