Last Calif. Dungeness advisory lifted

SACRAMENTO (KRON) — The California Department of Public Health has lifted the last remaining health advisory for Dungeness crab along the California coast, officials announced on Thursday.

“The final advisory lifted today was for Dungeness crabs caught in ocean waters north of 40°46.15′ N Latitude (a line extending due west from the west end of the north jetty at the entrance of Humboldt Bay) and south of 41° 17.60′ N Latitude (a line extending due west from the mouth of Redwood Creek, Humboldt County),” the CDPH said in a press release.

Tests showed the traces of domoic acid in the crabs has gotten to low or undetectable levels.

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