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As stone crab season begins many wonder … are those crabs safe to eat?

October 19, 2018
By Marcy Shortuse
■ BY SUE ERWIN It’s officially stone crab season, and Dr. Phil Gravinese, a scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, said early testing has revealed catches close to shore have not been great. “Decomposing fish pull oxygen from the water, and that increases stress levels in the crabs,” Gravinese said. Fish and Wildlife Research Institute Public Information […]

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