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Dollars on the Beach: The History of Horseshoe Crab Management

18:19 min   |   English  |  2020

Director: Michael Oates

Narrator: Eric Lee

Copyright: 2020

Dollars on the Beach: The History of HSC Management 1995-2020
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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.


This program was produced by Berkana, Center for Media and Education, Inc. and partially funded by a grant from the Fair Play Foundation and 302 Stories, Inc.

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