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Dungeness Crab

OPB | Feb. 1, 1999 7:30 p.m.

Scientists find new ways to monitor the Dungeness crabs in Coos Bay. They’re trying to understand why crabs are abundant some years and scarce in others. They hope to learn how to keep the crab population, and the industry that relies on it, healthy.

First Broadcast: 1999
Producer: Jim Newman


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