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Maryland Blue Crabs

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Md. Blue Crab Population Declining

Maryland’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.

09/10/2013

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Crab Report Finds Chesapeake Bay Not Overfished

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.

12/19/2011