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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh2060

Artwork. Crab dredge. Pulled behind a boat, this device digs the crabs out of the mud, where they bury to escape the cold. This is about the only way of obtaining crabs in lower Chesapeake Bay during the winter.

Image ID: fizh2060, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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