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Historical Dungeness crab prices per pound 2012 to 2014

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November 17, 2014:   Today I bought my first Dungeness crabs of the season.  I paid $5.99 per pound at Safeway on Main Street in Los Altos for two of the four in this display case. 

Cooked Dungeness Crabs

Prices per pound of fresh, wild Dungeness crab paid to commercial fisherman in the
San Francisco fishery by year. 
(Oregon has a different and longer season with usually lower prices)
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According to Wikipedia, The Dungeness crab is named after Dungeness, Washington, which is located approximately five miles north of Sequim and 15 miles east of Port Angeles. Its range extends from Alaska's Aleutian Islands to Point Conception, California.
Crab Face
Dungeness crab face
Close-up of the head: the two eyes sit on eyestalks, with an antennule on either side of the rostrum (centre, above the mouth)

Seafood Watch has given the Dungeness crab a sustainable seafood rating of 'Best Choice'.

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