ANCHORAGE, (KTUU) - The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska is advising the public of shellfish toxins found in Juneau shellfish.
See the tweet below:
PUBLIC NOTICE – EXTREMELY ELEVATED PARALYTIC SHELLFISH TOXINS FOUND IN SAMPLES COLLECTED FROM AMALGA HARBOR AND THE AUKE REC/POINT LOUISA AREAS JUNE 4-5, 2019— Tlingit Haida CC (@tlingithaida) June 12, 2019
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Officials say extremely elevated paralytic shellfish toxins were found in samples collected from Amalga Harbor and the Auke Rec/Point Louisa areas June 4-5.
Officials warn that eating any wild harvested shellfish from these areas is considered dangerous and potentially deadly.
Looking on the Seator website, there are advisories in place for all shellfish in Juneau, Skagway, Craig, and Klawock.
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