VMRC approves 10 percent reduction in blue crab harvest – New regulations would shut down blue crab dredging, limit number of bushels

blue crab 2NEWPORT NEWS — A weak female blue crab population, continued predator infiltration and a need to conserve juvenile blue crab growth have prompted members of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to move forward with staff recommendations to reduce the female blue crab harvest by 10 percent. (anyone mention the reduction to the predators?) Read more here 12:33