Alaska’s Snow Crabs Have Disappeared. Where They Went is a Mystery

The theories are many. The crabs moved into Russian waters. They are dead because predators got them. They are dead because they ate each other. The crabs scuttled off the continental shelf and scientists just didn’t see them. Alien abduction.

Maryland Sets First-Ever Limits on Harvest of Male Chesapeake Blue Crabs

July 11, 2022 Neal Augenstein, WTOP

Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that starting in July, commercial watermen will be limited to at most 15 bushels a day of male crabs in August and September.

National Fisheries Institute’s Crab Council Statement on the passing of Dr. Hawis Madduppa

The Blue Swimming Crab sustainability community has lost a dedicated researcher, a visionary leader and friend in Dr. Hawis Madduppa.

You May Soon Be Able to Buy Dungeness Crab Right Off a Boat in SF

October 28, 2021 California News Times

If the updated proposal is approved by the Waterfront Commission, San Franciscan may have a chance to do something that was not possible before. Buy fresh, still-living Dungeness crabs directly from Fisherman’s Wharf commercial fishing vessels.

Adopted: Dungeness Crab Fishery Management Plan

October 22, 2021 The News Guard

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has adopted regulations for implementing the Oregon Dungeness Crab Fishery Management Plan (FMP).