Domoic Acid Poisoning

Boiled Mussels

Health Officials Warn Consumers Of Toxic Seafood From Central California Coast

The California Department of Public Health is warning of domoic acid poisoning from seafood caught in Monterey, Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara counties.

07/05/2015

A Humboldt squid found on a Santa Cruz County beach. At least several hundred squid washed ashore on December 9, 2012. (CBS)

Washed-Up NorCal Squid May Be Drunk On Algae

For years, scientists have sought an explanation for why squid periodically strand themselves ashore on the beaches of Santa Cruz County as hundreds of jumbo flying squid did recently in Aptos.

12/21/2012