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Crab Boat Captain Cited For Allegedly Taking Undersized Crab

(Warrenton, OR) -- The captain of a commercial crab boat in Oregon has been criminally cited for Taking Undersized Commercial Dungeness Crab. Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife troopers were inspecting catches at a seafood processing plant in Warrenton when they noticed many of the crab were too small. The boat had 46-thousand pounds of crab. Nearly 12-thousand pounds were inspected and over 22-percent of the crabs were undersized. The illegal crab was worth 49-thousand dollars. Besides being cited for the illegal catch, the captain could also face restitution of twice the crab's value, or nearly 100-thousand dollars.

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