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Fish and Game issues advisory against eating parts of Southern California lobster, rock crab

October 29, 2010 | 11:42 am


The California Department of Fish and Game is warning all consumers of California spiny lobster to eat only the tail meat until further notice. Elevated levels of domoic acid toxin have been found in the internal organs of lobster sampled from waters adjacent to the northern Channel Islands, as well as in recent samples of rock crab. This warning applies to all lobster and rock crab harvested in Southern California. Click here to read more:

Photo: California spiny lobster caught in a trap from a lobster boat along the Ventura County coast. Credit: Los Angeles Times