Out of the Chesapeake’s many problems, add sexual imbalance. It’s become a real possibility among the bay’s blue crabs.
Male crabs have their pick of mates in the Chesapeake Bay.
The Chesapeake Bay’s blue crabs are not overfished, but fisheries managers should keep a close eye on this year’s harvest because of a cold winter that cut the population.
The head of the Queen Anne’s County Watermen’s Association says conditions are improving on the Chesapeake, where debris from Tropical Storm Lee has made it difficult to work on the bay.
The financial losses caused by last week’s flooding extend to more than just property on land.
A watermen’s group has stopped participating in discussions on crab management with the group’s head saying members oppose proposals for a catch-share system.
If you’re planning on having some steamed crabs for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, you’ll have plenty of company: demand is very high.
Oysters and crabs are on the agenda for researchers meeting this week to discuss sustainable fisheries in the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland watermen will be able to catch more female crabs this fall.
Maryland watermen could hear this week whether crabbing harvest regulations will be changed.
Remember the terrapin when you set out crab pots this year.
When it comes to seafood in Baltimore, it all boils down to the blue crab. Who makes the best lump meat crab cake, steams and seasons the best crabs, or stuffs the best crab into […]