Register for $1200 gift card; winner announced Monday at 6:30 a.m.

Blue crab population drops in Chesapeake Bay

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Blue Crab

CHESAPEAKE BAY, Va. (WTVR) –  The blue crab population in the Chesapeake Bay is way down. An annual survey shows the total number of blue crabs dropped from about 765 million to 300 million.

Click here to read more about this story on