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Soft-shell crab could be Md.'s official sandwich

A pre-filed bill in the Maryland General Assembly would make soft-shell crab the official Maryland sandwich.

Friday - 12/28/2012, 04:14am EST

Tags: Maryland General Assembly, Richard Colburn, Eastern Shore


Va. to study effects of winter crab dredging

Friday - 11/23/2012, 03:03pm EST

Tags: Chesapeake Bay,

Va. extends blue crab harvest by 2 weeks

Virginia watermen are getting an extra two weeks to harvest blue crabs from the Chesapeake Bay.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 12:31pm EST

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, Newport News, Virginia Marine Resources Commission

Md. crab on the menu at culinary ambassadors event

Friday - 09/07/2012, 08:15am EDT

Tags: Chesapeake

Dissolved oxygen squeeze poses problems for bay life

Combine record-high surface water temperatures on the Chesapeake Bay and dissolved oxygen in the waters, and fish can have problems.

Sunday - 07/15/2012, 10:43am EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, surface temperature, Fish, Department of Natural Resources, max smith

'Perfect storm' brings crab shortage in markets

Friday - 06/29/2012, 10:59am EDT


Maryland watermen pulling ghost pots from the bay

Ghost pots are crab traps that have been lost by watermen and continue to trap and kill crabs and fish. State officials say more than 4,000 pieces of crabbing gear have been pulled from the bay since last week when the program began.

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 01:39pm EDT

Tags: watermen

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