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NOAA Photo Library Image - line0801

Several schools of Alewives, or "bait fish", can be seen breaking the surface on a calm Chesapeake Bay day. These fish are an important food source for Rockfish , Bluefish, and other large fish in the bay. Bay Bridge can be seen in the background.

Image ID: line0801, NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Location: Maryland, Chesapeake Bay south of Bay Bridge
Photo Date: 1999 July 13
Photographer: Mary Hollinger, NODC biologist, NOAA

Category: Coastline/Chesapeake Bay Maryland/

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