Blue Crab

One of the best-known species in the Chesapeake is the Atlantic Blue Crab.  What makes these waterways such a productive habitat for this organism?


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The National Aquarium provides some information on the Blue Crab.


This Scientific American article explores how habitat changes impact the behavior of the Blue Crab.


The Smithsonian explains how scientists track Blue Crab populations in the Chesapeake Bay.