Bill Sydeman testifies to the State Senate on climate conditions during the 2015-2016 closed Dungeness crab fishery season

On April 28, Bill Sydeman was one of a group of scientists who testified before the California State Senate Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture. The topic of the hearing was "Crab season and domoic acid: lessons learned", and Bill spoke in the section for "Ocean conditions, the West Coast algae bloom and domoic acid levels: Now, over the next year, and into the future". More information about the hearing can be found here, and video of the hearing is archived here (scroll down to 4/28/2016 Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture).  The slides from Bill's talk can be found in Presentations.

 Photo by J. Newton, California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Photo by J. Newton, California Department of Fish and Wildlife