Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Crw oatob records arc being collected. now from the winter dredge fishery by the Virginia Fisheries Laboratory. The crab dredge boats are finding crabs more abundant than for many years. The dredging season opened November 29 and will last until March 3l. During the first month, crab dredgers averaged about 25 barrels per trip, with some boats making occasional catches of 70 to 80 barrels.
Blue crab fisheries-- Virginia
Hopkins, S. (1946) Crabs are abundant in Bay this year. Manuscript. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. https://scholarworks.wm.edu/reports/2820