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a bunch of blue crabs on top of one another

Blue crabs occur throughout Florida and are found in fresh, brackish, and saline ecosystems. Not only are they a key biological component of these ecosystems, they are commercially and recreationally fished. The blue crab fishery is in the top five most valuable fisheries in Florida.


Additional Information

Here you will find information on fishing regulations and how we manage blue crabs.

male blue crab holding an immature female blue crab