Thursday, June 30, 2011

2011 Chesapeake Winter Dredge Survey indicates continued population increase

For the third year in a row, blue crab populations in the Chesapeake Bay are above target levels. Dr. Rom Lipcius of the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences says, "The stock's improved status from just a few short years ago is neither a random event nor a reflection of improved environmental conditions."

Read an article about the survey results here.

View results of the dredge survey here.