We have the results in from our wild shellfish toxin testing program! The blue mussels collected from Homer Harbor on 8/9/2019 came in below the regulatory limit for saxitoxins. KBNERR is not a regulatory agency and harvesting wild shellfish in Alaska is considered ‘dig at your own risk’. All commercially harvested shellfish are regulated by the DEC and considered safe for consumption.
For more information on this Phytoplankton Update and the Qualitative Analysis of Phytoplankton Data, click here.