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.
Crab Report Finds Chesapeake Bay Not OverfishedThe 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.