Bay 101: Fish Food in the Chesapeake Bay



Larger fish like striped bass and bluefish are popular with fishermen, but healthy populations of smaller fish and invertebrates form the base of the food web. Ed Houde of the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory explains what fish are eating to survive in the Chesapeake Bay.

Video: Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program
Music: “Cloud Line” by Blue Dot Sessions via Free Music Archive
NEAMAP Survey Footage: Courtesy James Gartland/Virginia Institute of Marine Science
PlanktonScope Footage: The Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

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