Maryland Blue Crab Counts Low, Prices High With the warm weather the number of people looking to feast on hard crabs is increasing, but prices are at record levels.
Md. Blue Crab Population DecliningMaryland's famous blue crabs are getting harder and harder to find. That's been a big blow to businesses and watermen who rely on the state's signature seafood.
Survey: Blue Crab Population In Chesapeake Has DroppedThe number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay has dropped steeply, according to an annual survey just released. The winter dredge survey is an indication of the supply we expect this summer.