A.5 Dungeness Crab in Puget Sound - Management and Life HistoryDon Rothaus

Dungeness crabs

This popular and informative class will be an overview of the Puget Sound Dungeness crab fishery.

Topics will include a discussion of Dungeness crab life history, a comparison of the recreational, commercial and treaty fisheries, and an overview of the historic landings.


The photos on the left show Dungeness crab color morphs.

5 limit of Dungeness crab





The photo to the right shows the five crab limit of large Dungeness crabs.