Bay 101: Fish Food
What do larger fish like striped bass and bluefish eat to survive in the Chesapeake Bay?
Bay 101: Intersex Fish
How has exposure to chemical contaminants in the Chesapeake Bay region led to intersex characteristics in fish?
Bay 101: Ospreys
How does studying this top predator help scientists understand the effects of toxics in the Bay ecosystem?
Bay 101: Oysters
Why are these bivalves so important to Bay health, and how are scientists helping to restore them?
Bay 101: Population Growth
How does the growing number of people living in the Bay region put pressure on its natural resources?
Bay 101: Restoring the Chesapeake watershed
The Chesapeake Bay Program leads the restoration effort through science and partnership
Bay 101: Sediment
How does too much sediment affect the Bay, its tributaries and the underwater plants and animals that live there?
Could blue crabs weather a changing climate?
Scientists study the impact of warmer water and ocean acidification on blue crabs
Cownose Rays in the Chesapeake Bay
Cownose rays tend to get a bad reputation because of what they are eating—or what people think they are eating