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A follow-up visit to a Hagerstown seafood shop charged earlier in the month with selling illegal crabs yielded more of the same last Thursday, the Maryland Natural Resources Police reported. An officer conducting an inspection at Cameron’s Seafood on Dual Highway discovered one bushel with 82 undersized crabs and another with 42 undersized crabs. On  Read the Rest…

DNR Releases 2013 Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Numbers

Spawning-age females increased substantially, but low reproduction means fewer crabs The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today released the 2013 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey numbers, showing mixed results. The number of spawning-age females increased substantially this year – by 52 percent − indicating that the current management framework to protect adult female crabs is  Read the Rest…

Juvenile Blue Crab Population Skyrockets

Governor Martin O’Malley Announces Chesapeake Bay Juvenile Blue Crab Population Highest on Record Governor Martin O’Malley today announced the Chesapeake Bay’s juvenile blue crab population is at the highest level on record, and the overall blue crab population is at its highest level since 1993. Joined by stakeholders and elected officials, Governor O’Malley revealed the  Read the Rest…

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AccessDNR December 2016
The December 2016 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Anna Lucente-Hoffmann.