Crab Team In the News

Press Archives


Sierra “European Green Crab Populations Are Exploding in Washington State” (November 27)

Accuweather “Green crabs are coming for our seafood – and climate change may be to blame” (September 23)

NBC News “Green crabs have already invaded Washington’s shorelines. Now they’re heading to Alaska.” (September 6)

Kitsap SunSeabeck green crab find helps launch funding push to fight invasion in Hood Canal and beyond” (September 2)

Cascadia Daily News “Invasive green crab detected in Chuckanut Bay” (August 24)

Fox13 Seattle “Volunteers prove critical in the fight against invasive green crabs” (August 1)

Puget Sound Institute “Green crabs in Hood Canal raise questions about invasion; further response is coming” (July 1)

Seattle Times Invasive European green crabs are spreading. Here’s how WA is fighting back” (June 28)

The Planet “DNA Detectives” (June 8)

CBS News “Efficient predator”: Invasive European green crab found in new area of Washington state” (May 20)

Fox 13 “WDFW: Invasive green crabs found in Hood Canal, ‘furthest south’ they have been detected” (May 19)

Seattle TimesInvasive European green crab found in Hood Canal for first time” (May 19)

CrosscutNew UW research explores a way to fight off invasive green crabs” (Feb. 23)

KNKX “Washington researchers identify new tool in fight to contain invasive green crabs: eDNA” (Feb. 16)

Peninsula Daily NewsInslee issues emergency order over green crab infestation” (Jan. 21)

Sequim GazetteSequim’s invasive green crab count low in 2021” (Jan. 12)


KPTZ Coastal Cafe “Aquatic Invasive Species” (December 6)

KUOW “Nearly 3,000 European invaders found on Puget Sound shores. They’re crabs” (December 2)

The Northern Light “Scientists wrap up trapping season, catching 253 invasive green crab” (November 11)

The Northern Light “145 invasive European green crabs caught in Drayton Harbor” (September 9)

Skagit Valley Herald “Search for green crab ramps up in Padilla Bay” (September 3)

KGMI 790 “European Green Crabs” (September 3)

Skagit Valley Herald “Fight underway against invasive crab in Samish Bay” (August 28)

The Northern Light “50 invasive green crabs caught in Drayton Harbor” (June 17)

Encyclopedia of Puget Sound “Search for invasive green crab continues during pandemic” (May 21)

The Islands’ Sounder “SeaDoc Society awards Salish Sea Science Prize to Crab Team for early detection and prevention of invasive European green crab” (April 23)

KPTZ Nature Now “European Green Crabs” Part 1: #454 (March 18) and Part 2: #457 (April 8)

Northwest Treaty Tribes “Being Frank: Cooperation key to containing green crab invasion” (April 2)

The Sequim Gazette “Green crab trapping on hold across Western Washington” (April 1)





KNKX Environment Reporter, Bellamy Pailthorp, interviewed Project Lead Jeff Adams in 2016 following the first confirmed detection of European green crab in Washington's Salish Sea