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North Coast Red Abalone Fishery Closes For First Time In History

  Red abalone across the North Coast are clinging to life on the rocky reefs.  They are starving and dying in alarming numbers. In response, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife closed the 2018 recreational abalone fishery from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to the Oregon border. Environmental scientist Cynthia Catton is working with a team of scientists on solutions.