Dollars on the Beach: The History of Horseshoe Crab Management

18:19 min   |   English  |  2020

Director: Michael Oates

Narrator: Eric Lee

This 18-minute video reviews the history (1995-2020) of the efforts by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to manage the horseshoe crab population on Delaware Bay.


Initially extremely controversial, horseshoe crabs are now managed using a unique ecosystem approach, managing the crabs for shorebird needs as well as human use.

Funded by the Fair Play Foundation, Berkana, Center for Media and Education, Inc. and 302 Stories, Inc.