As Warming Waters Make Shellfish Toxic, A Way Of Life Becomes Deadly For Alaskans • Discoverology

As Warming Waters Make Shellfish Toxic, A Way Of Life Becomes Deadly For Alaskans

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Coastal states have developed statewide systems to keep their recreational and subsistence harvesters safe from paralytic shellfish poisoning. Alaska has no such system. State environmental health officials say the sheer length of its coast makes monitoring shellfish for the toxin impossible.

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