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 (3)

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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