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Record Amount of Bay Blue Crabs

April 28th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service has taken a count of the crabs in the Chesapeake Bay. The blue crab survey indicates there are approximately 764 million crabs that wintered in the Chesapeake Bay. This is a 66 percent increase from last year. This number is triple the 207 million count taken last year.

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