A review of the management program for Dungeness crab (Cancer magister Dana) in Oregon Public Deposited
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This document, an internal discussion paper for the Oregon Fish Commission, reviews the production levels and management of the Oregon Dungeness crab fishery. Topics covered include minimum size, the ban on taking female crabs, escape ports, crabbing seasons, inability to predict the recreational take, crab culture, and recommendations. The report includes hand-drawn charts, including crab landings for 1889-1968.