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Conditions Improve Slightly Amid Md. Fish Kills

Scientists say the conditions that killed thousands of fish recently in Maryland waters may be improving slightly, but dead fish continue to surface.

05/30/2012

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Maryland DNR Begins Diamond Jim Fishing Challenge

Maryland natural resources officials say Diamond Jim is on the loose.

05/25/2012

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Algae Blooms Killing Thousands Of Fish In Baltimore’s Waterways

A fish kill is spreading in and around Baltimore’s waterways. Tens of thousands of dead fish and crabs are floating at the surface and stinking up the waterfront. It’s bad for the environment and bad for business downtown.

05/24/2012

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Mahogany Tide Staining Chesapeake Bay, Killing Fish By Thousands

Fish kills in the Chesapeake’s streams and rivers happen, but seldom this early.

05/23/2012

menhaden

Md. AG Considers Court Action Over Menhaden Catch

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says he is considering court action over menhaden if regulators don’t cut the amount taken by a Virginia processor.

05/15/2012

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The Warm Winter May Mean Seafood Sooner

If warm, dry weather feels good to us, we aren’t alone. It’s also been having an impact on crabs and fish in the bay.

04/11/2012

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Fishermen Reel In Profits Near Ocean City

It’s unlikely you’ll just stumble upon the Maryland coastline’s only commercial fishing harbor. But it’s there, and it’s moving millions of pounds of seafood. In 2010, more than 8 million pounds of catch, valued at more than $8 million, was harvested by commercial vessels that dock there.

01/31/2012

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Scientists To Study Oysters, New Species In Chesapeake Bay With $1M Federal Grant

A million dollars might just buy some answers in the Chesapeake.

12/02/2011

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Fisheries Regulators OK Menhaden Limits

Fisheries regulators voted Wednesday to reduce by more than one-third the harvest of menhaden, a small fish that plays a big ecological role in the health of the Chesapeake Bay and the fish that swim in its waters.

11/09/2011

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Md. Striped Bass Spawn Rebounds, Survey Finds

Maryland’s striped bass population is rebounding, according to new survey results released by state fisheries scientists.

10/18/2011

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DNR Holding Open House On Proposed Rockfish Regs

Proposed changes to commercial striped bass regulations will be discussed at an open house being held in Severna Park by Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources.

10/06/2011

aquariumfest

National Aquarium In Baltimore Celebrates 30 Years

Festivities mark the aquarium’s anniversary.

08/05/2011

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