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Crabs' birds and bees: Effects of crab sex life on Maryland industry

Knowing the intimate lives of blue crabs has real implications for Maryland's Chesapeake Bay and the outlook for the state's watermen.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 08:07am EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, crabs, Sook Chung, Chesapeake Bay, crab industry, Maryland


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: crabs,

Md. watermen to pull more ghost pots from bay

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 08:53am EST

Tags: crabs, Chesapeake Bay