Summary of tagged crab releases Public Deposited
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The Fish Commission of Oregon was tagging Dungeness crabs in the late 1940s and early 1950s to see how far the crabs moved between moltings. This document gives data on crab tags retrieved between November 21, 1947 and February 21, 1950. Some crabs were indeed wanderers: crabs released in the Astoria area were found as far south as Port Orford.