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

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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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