PSP levels slow opening of geoduck fishery

State officials say the geoduck fishery in Southeast Alaska will not be opening this week because of elevated levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning.

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by Associated Press

JUNEAU- State officials say the geoduck fishery in Southeast Alaska will not be opening this week because of elevated levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning.

The Division of Commercial Fisheries announced that high levels of PSP were detected in samples.
Officials say the next possible Southeast geoduck fishery is Jan. 16.