Chesapeake Bay Scientists Concerned by Low Numbers of Young Female Blue Crabs

USA Oelpest Wirtschaft

Credit: AP Photo / Vicki Smith

Those Chesapeake Bay blue crabs spread across your picnic table or served up as crab cakes are the result of a hard working waterman. What you may not know, it’s also because of science. State fisheries managers closely monitor the population and adjust harvests throughout season. From the Eastern Shore, Pamela D’Angelo reports from a recent meeting.

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