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High Levels of Toxin Found in Kodiak Shellfish

Steamed butter clams. Yu Morita / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT A person recently fell ill with parasitic shellfish poisoning after consuming butter clams from Roslyn beach in the Chiniak area. Julie Matweyou, Kodiak agent with the Alaska Seagrant Marine Advisory Program, says the incident was nonfatal, but the clam samples came back with an extremely high level of toxin. “Just to …

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