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Chesapeake Female Crabs Outnumber Males In Bay

Male crabs have their pick of mates in the Chesapeake Bay.


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Internship Program Pairs Md. Students, Businesses

Professional researcher Andrew Murphy can hardly contain himself when talking about the team of employees he has working for him this summer.


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Chinese Mitten Crabs Invade Md. Waterways

Whether you’re a commercial waterman or catch crabs off a dock, scientists at the Smithsonian want your help. Researchers know a foreign invader called the mitten crab is here.