Stone crab season coincides with a toxic bloom of red tide that has affected every Florida coast this year. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has dedicated a part of their website to whether seafood, including stone crab claws, is safe to eat during a red tide bloom.
Stone crab season coincides with a toxic bloom of red tide that has affected every Florida coast this year. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has dedicated a part of their website to whether seafood, including stone crab claws, is safe to eat during a red tide bloom. GRANT JEFFERIES Bradenton Herald file photo
Stone crab season coincides with a toxic bloom of red tide that has affected every Florida coast this year. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has dedicated a part of their website to whether seafood, including stone crab claws, is safe to eat during a red tide bloom. GRANT JEFFERIES Bradenton Herald file photo

Stone crab season and toxic red tide overlap this year. Are the prized claws safe to eat?

October 19, 2018 11:45 AM