blue crab

Study Reveals 'Locally Caught' Crab Not Actually From MarylandDespite what the menu says, there's a good chance the crab cake you ordered may not contain authentic blue crab from the Chesapeake Bay, a new study finds.
Blue Crab Industry Struggles Persist in Va.The downtown waterfront here at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay used to be dotted with so many crab processing plants that Hampton was once known as Crabtown.
Survey Shows Significant Drop in Blue Crabs in BayThe number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay has dropped steeply, according to an annual survey released Friday, and Maryland officials said they will work with the crabbing industry to reduce bushel limits by about 10 percent this year.