Annual Commercial Total Blue Crab Landings

YearPounds
1929 28,099,678
1930 36,938,783
1931 33,841,160
1932 32,939,431
1933 30,097,129
1934 15,909,700
1935 19,821,400
1936 15,563,100
1937 18,712,400
1938 23,597,500
1939 27,296,300
1940 16,822,100
1941 12,811,700
1942 15,693,700
1944 18,267,300
1945 20,170,500
1946 28,031,700
YearPounds
1947 28,578,500
1948 22,482,900
1949 24,463,300
1950 30,420,400
1951 29,198,000
1952 29,086,800
1953 28,273,800
1954 20,182,200
1955 16,432,500
1956 23,036,700
1957 31,838,200
1958 30,360,700
1959 23,160,100
1960 29,855,900
1961 29,350,300
1962 31,553,100
1963 19,042,000
YearPounds
1964 26,038,100
1965 34,692,100
1966 32,256,900
1967 26,774,200
1968 10,346,600
1969 25,264,600
1970 26,515,200
1971 27,605,100
1972 25,056,500
1973 21,052,100
1974 26,481,900
1975 25,917,900
1976 20,903,200
1977 21,322,900
1978 17,459,000
1979 25,782,000
1980 26,451,775
YearPounds
1981 59,694,803
1982 43,662,425
1983 52,470,315
1984 48,770,764
1985 56,416,858
1986 47,339,456
1987 43,874,202
1988 42,994,686
1989 43,268,875
1990 46,838,347
1991 48,627,671
1992 31,353,002
1993 57,625,281
1994 45,546,516
1995 42,162,413
1996 37,701,414
1997 41,306,363
YearPounds
1998 26,219,204
1999 32,131,249
2000 21,661,198
2001 24,549,197
2002 25,011,003
2003 26,430,273
2004 33,495,212
2005 32,060,200
2006 29,017,729
2007 25,837,532
2008 43,567,098
2009 40,699,637
2010 59,880,435
2011 50,244,302
2012 41,736,219
2013 25,563,688
2014 25,821,103

* 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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