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Veteran Crabber Still Setting the Pace

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Murray Bridges owns Endurance Seafood Company in Colington. Bridges has been selling peelers, or crabs that are about to shed their shells, for over twenty-five years. His company is the largest crab shedder in Dare County, and each year he sells over 50,000 dozen soft shell crabs. In 2000, soft shell crab sales were around $3.3 million and early in the 2001 season a dozen small crabs sold for $20 and a dozen jumbo crabs were $36.
Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , High Season 2001, p35-37, il