California Spiny Lobster Delayed in Portions of Los Angeles and Orange Counties Due to Domoic Acid
California showed some spines of its own when it decided to delay the recreational and commercial spiny lobster fishery in some areas last week.
The commercial fishery will open on Wednesday, Oct. 4, a few days after the recreational fishery was approved to open. Domoic acid -- the natural toxin that plagues the potential openings of crab and lobster fisheries on the West Coast -- was present in levels too high for public health off mainland Los Angeles County recently, according ...
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