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The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has issued a swimming advisory for part of the Chesapeake Bay.
Unlike the nearby ocean coasts, the Chesapeake Bay is not a hotbed for shark sport fishing, largely due to the low numbers of sharks that can exist in the water. Bull sharks are among the only species that can withstand salinity levels that low.
Sen. Ben Cardin will be in Ocean City this week discussing Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts.
A mandatory commercial tagging program has been approved for striped bass fishing along the Atlantic coast.
When fire gutted a museum devoted to Chesapeake Bay history, a unique remnant of the bay survived the flames.
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"As a museum of regional history and natural history, we're showing animals that are native to the bay or come into the bay and ... we have a tank here with four cownose rays," says Calvert Marine Museum Director Doug Alves.
The story of the young Georgia women who lost parts of four limbs to flesh-eating bacteria has made headlines around the world and has led to increased concern about this mysterious and dangerous condition.
Combine record-high surface water temperatures on the Chesapeake Bay and dissolved oxygen in the waters, and fish can have problems.
The six states and the District of Columbia within the Chesapeake Bay watershed are on pace to restore the nation's largest estuary, state and federal officials and environmentalists agreed Monday.