Photo of the Week: En Garde!

Photo of the Week: En Garde!

Close-up photo of a blue crab on the sand with its claws outstretched.

Blue crab on the beach of an inlet in the Chesapeake Bay, Northumberland County Virginia.

Photo Credit: Bob Diller

After being cornered in an inlet in Northumberland County Virginia, this blue backed out of the water and up onto the sand to do battle. I didn't realize that they would do this. The Bay is a wonder-filled ecosystem to be savored and cherished!

—Bob Diller

Learn more about the health of the blue crab population in last week's survey results and Facebook Live video.

Ensure that Bob and future generations continue to enjoy extraordinary sights and places like these along the Chesapeake. Support the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint—the plan to Save the Bay and its waters!

Do you have a favorite Chesapeake photo you'd like to submit to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Photo of the Week contest? Upload your digital photo along with a brief description of where and when it was taken, and what the Chesapeake Bay means to you. We look forward to seeing your photos!

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