Blue Crab Population In Chesapeake Bay Hits Record Low

The number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay hit a record low, marking the lowest count in more than three decades of tracking the crustaceans, experts said.

Blue Star Foods Files Application to List on the Nasdaq Stock Market

May 4, 2021 Blue Star Foods

“We believe listing our common stock on the NASDAQ will improve liquidity, increase our corporate visibility in the financial markets, and create shareholder value,” said John Keeler, Chairman and CEO of Blue Star.

Gov. Larry Hogan Calls For More H-2B Visas as Blue Crab Season Begins in Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan wants federal officials to make more visas available through a temporary worker program that serves as a key source of employees for Maryland’s seafood industry.

Chesapeake Bay’s Blue Crab Populations are Healthy, Report Finds


The bay’s blue crabs aren’t being over-harvested and the population isn’t depleted, which means there’s no need for significant changes in how many watermen catch, the Chesapeake Bay Program’s annual Blue Crab Advisory Report said.

Chesapeake Bay’s Blue Crab Industry Suffers One-Two Punch With Less Seasonal Help, Virus

The crab season is off to a slow and foreboding start around the Chesapeake Bay, with many crabmeat processors crippled by an inability to import seasonal workers and by watermen worried they’ll be unable to sell all they can catch as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.