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Crab Population in Bay Declines for the Third Straight Year

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Jarek Tuszynski

The crab population in Chesapeake Bay continues to drop sharply for the third straight year. Allison Colden, Maryland Senior Fisheries Scientist for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, says there could be a number of factors contributing to the decline.