Annual Commercial Hard Blue Crab Landings

YearPounds
1929 25,455,130
1930 31,625,767
1931 29,930,550
1932 28,361,408
1933 26,648,100
1934 13,620,900
1935 17,264,800
1936 13,294,200
1937 16,198,300
1938 20,699,100
1939 24,062,600
1940 15,031,400
1941 11,975,400
1942 14,048,400
1944 17,155,100
1945 18,470,000
1946 25,457,800
YearPounds
1947 25,568,300
1948 20,620,500
1949 22,132,200
1950 27,522,300
1951 27,176,400
1952 27,499,200
1953 26,367,900
1954 19,073,400
1955 15,231,500
1956 21,207,800
1957 28,369,000
1958 27,095,400
1959 21,187,100
1960 27,068,000
1961 26,658,300
1962 27,661,100
1963 16,933,900
YearPounds
1964 22,540,200
1965 31,998,000
1966 30,372,800
1967 24,587,900
1968 9,345,000
1969 23,013,900
1970 24,935,400
1971 26,075,000
1972 23,481,700
1973 19,538,600
1974 24,660,300
1975 24,264,000
1976 19,429,500
1977 20,159,300
1978 16,590,100
1979 24,834,700
1980 25,304,061
YearPounds
1981 57,356,782
1982 41,214,896
1983 48,610,351
1984 46,801,878
1985 53,473,929
1986 45,530,842
1987 41,990,871
1988 41,853,764
1989 42,027,811
1990 45,288,994
1991 46,796,661
1992 30,115,489
1993 55,767,888
1994 43,802,025
1995 40,451,664
1996 35,918,827
1997 39,735,848
YearPounds
1998 24,951,635
1999 30,617,455
2000 20,267,786
2001 22,841,082
2002 23,775,114
2003 24,838,562
2004 31,958,987
2005 30,802,127
2006 27,879,206
2007 24,708,823
2008 41,654,220
2009 38,957,431
2010 58,139,511
2011 48,648,384
2012 40,036,415
2013 24,274,710
2014 24,246,356

* Data represents Marylands commerical harvest (Chesapeake Bay and Ocean combined) by calendar year, data for year(s) omitted are not currently available.
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