Hot Topics

http://www.cialisaustralia.me
bluecatfishface-frontpage

NCBO-funded Research Focuses on Biology, Trends of Invasive Catfish

Initially introduced for sportfishing in several Virginia tributaries, blue and flathead catfish are considered invasive in the Bay. Some scientists are researching their effects.... Read more >

The length of each fish caught is measured before the fish is returned to the water.

Chesapeake Bay Oyster Restoration Partners Release Update on Progress in the Choptank River Complex

In 2013, partners restoring oysters to Harris Creek worked on nearly 70 acres of oyster reef habitat, bringing the total accomplished for the project to nearly 190 acres.... Read more >

The length of each fish caught is measured before the fish is returned to the water.

Exactly Who Calls an Oyster Reef "Home"?

Oysters grow in reefs, which provide lots of great living spaces for other Bay species. How do oyster restoration projects affect who lives there?... Read more >

Bay Weather

Fair

43°F

Annapolis, USA
(U.S. Naval Academy)

Fair
Humidity: 60%
Wind: ENE at 10 mph
(NOAA) Enter Zipcode
Search for other Bay locations   

Explore What We Do

Education Habitats Observations Fisheries

Features

Smart Buoys
NOAA "smart buoys" collect and transmit
real-time weather and water data andĀ interpret sites along the John Smith Trail.
Climate
Climate change is already affecting the
Chesapeake Bay. NOAA provides science
and tools to understand these impacts.
Seafloor Mapping
NOAA is mapping the bottom of the Bay to investigate relationships between the sea floor and fisheries.