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Nick White and Chris Swim stack crab traps in the parking lot of the Pillar Point Harbor on Nov. 5, 2015 in Half Moon Bay, Calif. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty)

Crabbing delayed due to rise in water toxins

Put down that drawn butter.A spike in toxins on the California coast has promoted officials to delay the start of crab season.Normally, recreational fishers would start harvesting Dungeness crabs on Saturday, and commercial fishers a week later. But the season was thrown into chaos after authorities found a massive bloom of coastal algae that...

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