2019 MD-VA Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Surveys

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Two recent surveys of juvenile striped bass in waters of the Chesapeake Bay indicated mixed results for the bay wide stock. Conducted by biologists in Maryland and Virginia the surveys included counts of juvenile striped bass and other species in … Continued

2018 MD-VA Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Surveys

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Biologists in Maryland and Virginia recently completed annual surveys of juvenile striped bass and other species in waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Preliminary results of the surveys suggest that 2018 was a productive spawning season for several iconic fish species, including … Continued

2017 Maryland Underwater Grasses Survey

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2017 was the third consecutive record-breaking year for underwater grass abundance in Maryland’s portion of Chesapeake Bay, according to Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR). An annual baywide survey showed 62,356 acres of underwater grasses were mapped in Maryland’s tidal … Continued