Thursday, March 29, 2012

Chesapeake Bay ghost pot removal

Using funds from the federal fishery failure that was declared for blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay in 2008, waterman are removing ghost pots from the Bay's waters. Ghost pots, crab pots that have lost their floats, can continue to trap crabs for a time after being lost. They are located using sonar to map the bottom of the Bay.

Read the article in the The Capital here.

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