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.
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.