Chincoteague Bay


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Chin·co·teague Bay

 (shĭng′kə-tēg′, chĭng′-)
A long narrow bay off northeast Virginia and southeast Maryland. Chincoteague Island is at the southern end of the bay.
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White lives in Baltimore, Maryland, and spends her weekends on Chincoteague Bay in Virginia.
Eutrophication and higher temperatures (also higher salinity in Great South Bay) may have allowed the picoplankter Aureococcus anophagef ferens to form dense blooms, leading to the decline in northern quahogs in each of the largest east coast lagoons, namely, Great South Bay, Barnegat Bay, and Chincoteague Bay (Kennish et al., 2007).
The species has been reported (see Steimle et al., 1999) in various estuaries in the Mid-Atlantic Bight, such as southern Chincoteague Bay, Virginia (Schwartz, 1961), Magothy Bay, Virginia (Kimmel, 1973), central Long Island Sound (Richards, 1963), Raritan and Sandy Hook Bays (Wilk et al.
The migration of adult female blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, in Chincoteague Bay and adjacent water.
Species Number Population/Origin Crassostrea virginica Gmelin 4 Long Island Sound, USA 4 Delaware Bay, USA 3 Quinby Inlet, VA, USA 3 Chincoteague Bay, VA, USA 3 Pensacola Bay, FL, USA 3 Pass Christian, MS Sound, USA 3 Biloxi Bay, MS Sound, USA 4 Grand Isle, LA, USA.
"And then I had to make a decision as to whether I would stay over land or take a shortcut over Chincoteague Bay. I took the shortcut over the bay, figuring that if I had to make a ditching there, it wouldn't be as bad as in the ocean because there are no waves or swells to contend with.
Pritchard (1960) used an unnamed constant to include in formulating the proportion of tidal flood flow effective in the tidal renewal of Chincoteague Bay. Dyer & Taylor (1973) introduce a mixing parameter "a", which they suggest might be 0.5 - 0.8, for the exchange between segments of an estuary box model.
She lives in Baltimore and spends weekends on Chincoteague Bay in Virginia.
Soon, I was heading east on Highway 50 bound for Chincoteague Bay oil the eastern shore.
Shaw (1966) compared growth in high and low salinity water (Chincoteague Bay and the Tred Avon River, MD, respectively, and Paynter & Burreson (1991) compared growth at sites from 8-10, 12-15, and 16-20 ppt, but both were for oysters in trays or racks.