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The area from Bandon (including the Coquille estuary) south to California remains closed to recreational crabbing, both in bays and ocean, because of high levels of domoic acid.
These elevated levels of domoic acid are already starting to affect the seafood business.
State test show the crabs have unsafe levels of domoic acid, which can cause anything from gastrointestinal symptoms to death.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Department of Fish and Wildlife announced the new closures late Wednesday, due to elevated levels of domoic acid.
Eating seafood contaminated with domoic acid can cause people to experience nausea and vomiting.
Uncertainty and delays to the commercial crab season because of domoic acid have created upheaval in the California fishing industry.
Not much is yet known about domoic acid in southern sea otters, but these two Marine Mammal Center patients present an opportunity to learn more about the toxin and treat other sea mammals in the future.
These thick clouds of algae release a toxin called domoic acid, which accumulates in small fish like sardines and anchovies and then moves up the marine food chain.
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