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.

  • Produced by Matt Rath
  • Music/Audio: "A Moment of Jazz" by Ancelin

Comments (12)

Mckenna
December 08, 2020

Thanks this will help with my slideshow.

JAnelle the pineapple
September 10, 2020

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

Antwan
February 23, 2020

Thx for the info to make my presentation

Antwan
February 23, 2020

Thx this will help me with my project

potter
December 10, 2019

crabs are delishious

ishani
November 06, 2019

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

bob
October 01, 2019

i like crabs.

Merebear
September 10, 2019

My grandpa got pinched in the face by a blue crab once.

jeff
May 07, 2019

crabs are amazing

clay
December 21, 2017

crabs crabs yeah crabs

Ella
September 28, 2017

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

kat
September 21, 2017

crabs taste good☻

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