What role do blue crabs play in the culture, economy and ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay?

Why are blue crabs important to the Chesapeake Bay? Bruce Vogt from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) explains the iconic crustacean’s economic, ecologic and gastronomic value. Learn more about blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay Program’s online Field Guide.

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This was an amazing video. This will help me with my project!

JAnelle the pineapple

if there is not a crab place 10 or fewer miles away you know you arent in maryland


thanks for the info. will help me when making slide show.


How is it suppost to help save the bay other than cleaning the bottom?

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