Annual Commercial Soft Blue Crab Landings

YearPounds
1929 2,644,548
1930 5,313,016
1931 3,910,610
1932 4,578,023
1933 3,449,029
1934 2,288,800
1935 2,556,600
1936 2,268,900
1937 2,514,100
1938 2,898,400
1939 3,233,700
1940 1,790,700
1941 836,300
1942 1,645,300
1944 1,112,200
1945 1,700,500
1946 2,573,900
YearPounds
1947 3,010,200
1948 1,862,400
1949 2,331,100
1950 2,898,100
1951 2,021,600
1952 1,587,600
1953 1,905,900
1954 1,108,800
1955 1,201,000
1956 1,828,900
1957 3,469,200
1958 3,265,300
1959 1,973,000
1960 2,787,900
1961 2,692,000
1962 3,892,000
1963 2,108,100
YearPounds
1964 3,497,900
1965 2,694,100
1966 1,884,100
1967 2,186,300
1968 1,001,600
1969 2,250,700
1970 1,579,800
1971 1,530,100
1972 1,574,800
1973 1,513,500
1974 1,821,600
1975 1,653,900
1976 1,473,700
1977 1,163,600
1978 868,900
1979 947,300
1980 1,147,714
YearPounds
1981 2,338,021
1982 2,447,529
1983 3,859,964
1984 1,968,886
1985 2,942,929
1986 1,808,614
1987 1,883,331
1988 1,140,922
1989 1,241,064
1990 1,549,353
1991 1,831,010
1992 1,237,513
1993 1,857,393
1994 1,744,491
1995 1,710,749
1996 1,782,587
1997 1,570,515
YearPounds
1998 1,267,569
1999 1,513,794
2000 1,393,412
2001 1,708,115
2002 1,235,889
2003 1,591,711
2004 1,536,225
2005 1,258,073
2006 1,138,522
2007 1,128,710
2008 1,912,878
2009 1,742,205
2010 1,740,924
2011 1,595,917
2012 1,699,804
2013 1,288,978
2014 1,574,747

* 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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