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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Dead Zone

Caption: Data from VIMS' ChesMMAP survey illustrate the large dead zone that developed in Chesapeake Bay in the late summer of 2003. Dead zone in red in relation to fish catches (green circles).

Credit: Image courtesy Debra Gauthier/VIMS.

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