goes on-line at Sea Grant
Date: July 1, 1997
FAIRBANKS, Alaska--Are months with an "R," like February, safe for eating shellfish? Is any beach safe to dig clams? What are the signs and treatments for Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP)?
The answer to these questions, along with valuable information about the causes and prevention of PSP, are now available on-line at the Alaska Sea Grant Home Page.
The site can be found at: http://seagrant.uaf.edu/ Or use your Web browser to search for "Alaska Sea Grant."
The Alaska Sea Grant College Program is engaged in research to understand the causes of PSP as well as extension activities to inform and educate the public of the risks associated with eating unsafe shellfish. This new internet site is now available for the public to access information about Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning.
Media wishing to talk to PSP experts are encouraged to call:
Alaska Sea Grant press releases and links to other fisheries and oceanographic material can be found on the Internet at http://seagrant.uaf.edu/
Alaska Sea Grant Homepage