The following is a list of acronyms that are commonly used in the Chesapeake Bay region:

Locations

ANP – Annapolis

BB – Bay Bridge

CBBT – Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

EBAY – Eastern Bay

HRBT – Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel

JRB – James River Bridge

KI – Kent Island

PAX – Patuxent River

SI – Solomons Island

SPSP – Sandy Point State Park

TPL – Thomas Point Lighthouse

 

Sports – Outdoors Acronyms

C&R – catch and release

FF – fly fishing

LTJ – light tackle jigging

SIK – sit in kayak

SOK – sit on kayak

SUP – stand up paddleboard

 

Organizations

ASMFC – Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

CBF – Chesapeake Bay Foundation

DNR – Maryland Department of Natural Resources

DNREC – Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

ICPRB – Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin

MAFMC – Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

MDOT MPA – Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration

ORP – Oyster Recovery Partnership

PFBC – Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

PRFC – Potomac River Fisheries Commission

SRBC – Susquehanna River Basin Commission

USACE – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

VMRC – Virginia Marine Resources Commission

VIMS – Virginia Institute of Marine Science