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Chesapeake Bay’s Ecology Linked to Atlantic Menhaden

The declining forage base for larger predator species, such as striped bass, bluefish and weakfish in the Chesapeake Bay, has raised concern about the percentage of Atlantic menhaden that are being harvested from the Chesapeake Bay. During the 1997 summer and fall season, large numbers of adult male striped bass over 18″ were exhibiting signs … Continue reading “Chesapeake Bay’s Ecology Linked to Atlantic Menhaden”