Scores of California crabbers are suing one of the largest seafood-processing companies in the nation, alleging illegal Dungeness crab price fixing.

Longtime California crabber Brand Little filed a lawsuit Tuesday in San Francisco’s federal court on behalf of himself and around 1,400 other commercial crabbers alleging that the conglomerate of companies known as Pacific Seafood artificially suppressed the price paid to crabbers for years.

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