NFI Crab Council Congratulates Sri Lankan Blue Swimming Crab Fishery Improvement Project on Sustainability Award

The National Fisheries Institute’s Crab Council congratulates the Sri Lankan Blue Swimming Crab Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) for its Best Projects Sustainability Award 2021 from Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.

Crab Population is not Being Overfished According to Blue Crab Report Released by Chesapeake Bay Program

July 12, 2021 CBS Baltimore

The Chesapeake Bay Program released the 2021 Blue Crab Advisory Report and it found that the blue crab population is not being overfished and is not depleted. The numbers may be down, but the population remains healthy.

New University of Maryland Research Could Extend Bay Crabs’ Shelf Life

August 6, 2020 Chesapeake Bay Magazine

The University of Maryland, College Park has secured nearly $ 300,000 through NOAA, from the 2020 Saltonstall-Kennedy Competitive Grants Program, to study a new crab meat processing technology. The goal? To help local seafood get back its market share.

Warmer Winters Could Lead to Longer Blue Crab Season in Chesapeake Bay

Scientists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science are predicting that warmer winters in the Chesapeake Bay will likely lead to longer and more productive seasons for Maryland’s favorite summer crustacean, the blue crab.

Survey Shows Ongoing Rebound for Chesapeake’s Blue Crabs

The dredging survey released Monday is the latest sign of a healthy crab population and welcome news for fisherfolk in America’s largest estuary and those who love cracking into bushels of the bay’s iconic crustaceans. Feasts of blue crabs steamed in peppery seasoning or fashioned into succulent crabcakes are a beloved delicacy and one of last viable regional fisheries.