Puget Sound Seafood Eating Advice - Marine Area 6

If you eat the recommended amount of servings per week or month, don't eat any additional fish, shellfish, or crab that week from Puget Sound or the grocery store.

Example: If you eat one serving of Chinook Salmon, no other seafood should be eaten that week.

Location Specific Advice

  • Port Angeles Harbor:
    • Do not eat more than four servings of crab meat per month (one serving per week).
    • Do not eat any crab hepatopancreas (crab butter).
    • Do not eat shellfish (all varieties of oysters, clams, mussels, and scallops). There is a permanent closure due to sanitary conditions. Check our shellfish safety website for closures.

* Flatfish include English Sole, Starry Flounder, and Rock Sole

Marine Area 6 Advice

2-3 Servings Per Week

  • Coho, chum, pink, and sockeye salmon
  • Flatfish


1 Serving Per Week

  • Chinook Salmon


2 Servings Per Month

  • Resident Chinook (Blackmouth) Salmon


Do Not Eat

  • Recreational and commercial harvest of all species of rockfish (Marine Areas 6-13) is illegal due to conservation reasons. See the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife fishing regulations for further details.

Marine Area 6 Map