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Jordan Quaglietta
When is Dungeness Crab Season?

When is Dungeness Crab Season?

Crab season is not every season. Even though crabs are out and about, that doesn’t mean they are ready to be caught, or that it is alright in sustainability-terms to catch them at that moment. This is true for the Dungeness crab; there is a particular time of year fishermen and women are allowed to catch them and there are other factors that are monitored such as the number available to catch.  How do you know when it is catching season for a particular seafood? Each state has its own regulations; recreational versus commercial fishing are going to have different...

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Jordan Quaglietta
What is Dungeness Crab?

What is Dungeness Crab?

If you’re reading this, then it is highly likely that you are interested in purchasing and cooking live dungeness crab—otherwise, you must simply love learning about interesting living species. Either way, after reading this article, you will have a better idea of what a live Dungeness crab is, just like the sustainably harvested options from Fathom Seafood. You can also continue reading the consecutive articles that go more in depth about the sustainability of the Dungeness and the handling and cooking of them. We’ll even provide you with various crab recipes to spice up your cooking repertoire.  Let’s get started...

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