1. Bay 101: American Shad

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    What are American shad and why are they important to the Chesapeake Bay? Bruce Vogt from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) explains how the watershed’s shad population has changed over time and what scientists are doing to restore the anadromous fish to our waterways. Learn more about shad in the Chesapeake Bay Program’s online Field Guide: http://www.chesapeakebay.net/fieldguide/critter/american_shad Produced by Steve Droter Stock Footage: Photography by Michelson, Inc. and Jim Thompson, MD DNR Photos: Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ggbain-18896, LC-DIG-hec-06375 Music: "A Moment of Jazz" by Ancelin

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