Chesapeake Bay female crabs at their most plentiful since at least 1990

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There are more spawning-age female blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay than there have been in at least 28 years, a sign that efforts to help the species withstand natural population swings are working.

An annual survey of the bay’s crab population found that there are slightly fewer crabs overall…

fromhttp://www.baltimoresun.com/business/bs-md-crab-population-survey-20170419-story.html

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