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Creature Comforts | Blue Crab Traps

The blue crab is a highly sought-after shellfish but derelict traps can be a major strain on the coast and cause more than environmental problems. Today we welcome Eric Sparks and Alyssa Rodolfich from the Mississippi State University, Coastal Research & Extension Center to talk about the blue crab and how the Derelict Trap Reward Program is helping the coast with this unique problem. Also, Libby talks about the yellow-bellied sapsuckers she is seeing and Dr. Mjaure answers a few pet questions to start the show.


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Derelict Crab Trap Cleanup

Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center

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