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Callinectes sapidus Rathbun – Whoa! Say that 12 times fast! It translates to "beautiful swimmer that is savory." The Maryland Blue Crab was designated in 1989 as the State Crustacean. Its name also honors the scientist who explained the species in 1896 Mary Jane Rathbun (1860-1943). #mdseafood #mdtrueblue #crabs #TBT #history #jayflemingphotography ...

Maryland Seafood shared Dorchester County Economic Development's photo. ...

Support the local Seafood Industry at the CBSIA Crab Feast at JM Claytons on September 20th! #watermovesus

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True Blue

True Blue, a new labeling  initiative is going to be your way to find out which restaurants are serving real Maryland crab meat.  It’s time to stand behind our crab cakes.

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Oyster Pledge

By having Maryland Oysters on your menu you are helping to improve water quality and habitat in the Chesapeake Bay while serving a great, healthy, locally grown seafood product.

 

Oyster Aquaculture

Oyster Aquaculture

Maryland Aquaculture is on the rise, aquaculture plays a significant role both in food production and in ecosystem restoration.

Check out  a list of licensed oyster aquaculture facilities that operate in the state of Maryland and learn more about our sustainable seafood practices.

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