Apalachee Bay

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Ap′a•lach′ee Bay′

(ˈæp əˈlætʃ i, ˌæp-)
a bay of the Gulf of Mexico, on the coast of NW Florida. ab. 30 mi. (48 km) wide.
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Apalachee Bay is particularly interesting in that it's relatively shallow with plenty of rocks.
More detailed microsatellite analysis, however, has revealed a significant genetic break at the subspecies boundary in the Florida panhandle (Apalachee Bay), providing genetic support for the validity of 2 subspecies of sheepshead within its range in the United States (Seyoum et al., in press).
Over Apalachee Bay I open the vent window and pitch the anchovies.
Most of the workers are temporary, and they are spread across a stage that stretches from Galveston, Texas, to the Apalachee Bay in Florida.
He describes a north Florida effort to resolve blue-green algae blooms and suspicious runoff in lakes and sinkholes in terms of cultural eutrophication, takes on the results of pulp mills, including invertebrates and submerged vegetation of various configurations in the Apalachee Bay, describes the Pensacola Bay system and its contamination, and examines a sulfite pulp mill restoration process.
Apalachee Bay encompasses the entire Big Bend region of Florida [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
OCHLOCKNEE RIVERSTATE PARK: This is where salty Apalachee Bay meets laid-back Mashes Sands beach.
If you're looking for reef fish or pelagics that chase bait over rough bottom, search northern Apalachee Bay. It's the boundary of Florida's natural Karst geology so there's plenty of natural structure in the 12- to 20-foot depths.
The modern boat ramp leads straight to Apalachee Bay. A short idle down the canal and a right turn leads to a large flat which is where the East River empties.
From those points to shore, you're on your own, as the floor of eastern Apalachee Bay is littered with bars and rocky outcrops.
Marks River flows for a couple of miles until it reaches the wide open spaces of Apalachee Bay and then the Gulf.