Dungeness crab

Crab sit inside a vendor booth outside Alioto's Restaurant at Fisherman's Wharf. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Study predicts decline in Dungeness crab from ocean acidification

SEATTLE — Dungeness crab are forecast to take a hit from ocean…

 

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Environmental groups concerned about whale safety as Dungeness crab season launches

As Dungeness crab season finally launches, the Center for Biological Diversity is appealing…

 

A vendor holds up a live crab outside a food stand at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, March 9, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

State officials optimistic for Dungeness crab season

The upcoming Dungeness crab season appears to be headed in a good…

 

A vendor at Fisherman’s Wharf holds up a live crab outside a food stand on March 9 in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Climate change could further delay crab season

When the state delayed our local Dungeness crab season last November, San…

A vendor at Fisherman’s Wharf holds up a live crab outside a food stand on March 9 in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo

Commercial Dungeness crab season to open March 26

The commercial Dungeness crab season will open in the Bay Area on…

Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo
In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, Michael Bair, of Lexington, Ky., holds a Dungeness crab imported from the Northwest at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco on Nov. 10, 2015. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Recreational Dungeness crab season opens

Recreational Dungeness crab fishermen have been given the green light to begin…

In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, Michael Bair, of Lexington, Ky., holds a Dungeness crab imported from the Northwest at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco on Nov. 10, 2015. (Eric Risberg/AP)
Dungeness crab fishermen are poised to receive a financial boost via a Port plan that's set to be approved Tuesday.(Eric Risberg/2013 AP file photo)

Fishermen impacted by Dungeness crab seasonal delay to get financial relief from SF

The Port of San Francisco is poised to provide some financial relief…

Dungeness crab fishermen are poised to receive a financial boost via a Port plan that's set to be approved Tuesday.(Eric Risberg/2013 AP file photo)
In this Nov. 30 photo, Capt. David Anderson of Captain Dave's Dolphin and Whale Watching Safari in Dana Point, shows a net a whale was found entangled in. Anderson was among the first to realize whale entanglements were a serious problem when his tours kept running into distressed whales.  (AP Photo/Christine Armario)

Whales entangled at alarming rate along California coast

LONG BEACH — An unusual warming in the Pacific Ocean may be…

In this Nov. 30 photo, Capt. David Anderson of Captain Dave's Dolphin and Whale Watching Safari in Dana Point, shows a net a whale was found entangled in. Anderson was among the first to realize whale entanglements were a serious problem when his tours kept running into distressed whales.  (AP Photo/Christine Armario)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner, 2012)

Lawmakers urge Gov. Brown to declare disaster if Dungeness crab season is canceled

Four California lawmakers are urging Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a disaster…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner, 2012)
A toxic bloom of Pseudo-nitzschia phytoplankton has doomed crab season. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Toxic Dungeness crabs inspire climate change action

We’ve all heard the bad news: State officials delayed our local Dungeness…

A toxic bloom of Pseudo-nitzschia phytoplankton has doomed crab season. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner, 2012)

Start of recreational Dungeness crab season delayed

  San Francisco Dungeness crab lovers will have to wait to taste the holiday favorite…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner, 2012)
Dungeness crab fishermen are poised to receive a financial boost via a Port plan that's set to be approved Tuesday.(Eric Risberg/2013 AP file photo)

Dungeness crab fishermen clawing toward big season

Hundreds of Dungeness crab commercial fishermen got cracking on harvesting the season's…

Dungeness crab fishermen are poised to receive a financial boost via a Port plan that's set to be approved Tuesday.(Eric Risberg/2013 AP file photo)