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Estuaries are unique locations where fresh water and salty ocean water mix. Organisms living in these environments must be able to handle osmosis working in both directions. Oysters, other mollusks and crustaceans thrive here.


Playlist of videos about the bay.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Image: Marsh Periwinkle.
Photo by Mary Hollinger, NESDIS/NODC biologist, NOAA


Trip 10 - Mid-Atlantic
  1. Delaware Bay
  2. Assateague Island
  3. Chesapeake Bay
  4. National Museum of Natural History
  5. National Zoo
  6. Baltimore Aquarium
  7. American Museum of Natural History
  8. Bronx Zoo
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