Blue crab threatened by high-dollar harvest?

The crabs used to be caught commercially a dozen or more per trap. Now crabbers are lucky to pull up three or four at a time. Yet there are more crabbers and crab traps out there than long-timers have seen before, they say. The reason is simple: $100 per bushel. That’s the price for the best of the crabs because the fishery is declining all along the East Coast – partly from overfishing.  Read more here 14:24

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