What do larger fish like striped bass and bluefish eat to survive in the Chesapeake Bay?

Larger fish like striped bass and bluefish are popular with fishermen, but healthy populations of smaller fish and invertebrates form the base of the food web. Ed Houde of the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory explains what fish are eating to survive in the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Produced by Will Parson
  • Additional footage by NEAMAP Survey Footage: Courtesy James Gartland/Virginia Institute of Marine Science, PlanktonScope Footage: The Chesapeake Biological Laboratory
  • Music/Audio: "Cloud Line" by Blue Dot Sessions via Free Music Archive
  • Special thanks to Captain Pete Ide

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