A Chesapeake crab harvest history in numbers [chart]

Last year's yield of soft crabs was far below the number of landings in 2010, when Chesapeake Bay watermen took in an estimated 2.8 million lbs. -- a two-decade record. Even in that year, peelers only made up a small number of the crabs sold.

( Patrick Maynard | The Baltimore Sun / August 31, 2012 )

Last year's yield of soft crabs was far below the number of landings in 2010, when Chesapeake Bay watermen took in an estimated 2.8 million lbs. -- a two-decade record. Even in that year, peelers only made up a small number of the crabs sold.

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