Several schools of Alewives, or bait fish, can be seen breaking the surface ona 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 thebackground.
Photographer: Mary Hollinger
Affiliation: NODC biologist
Date: 1999 July 13
Location: Maryland, Chesapeake Bay south of Bay Bridge
Subject: Chesapeake Bay Maryland