The chesapeake bay is the only bay in the United States that is actually both. It is called brackish water. That means it's salt water and fresh water all mixed together.
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Asked in Oceanography
What happens when freshwater and salt water collide?
It becomes what is know as brackish. An example of brackish water is the Chesapeake Bay, fresh water enters at the top of the bay from the Susquehanna as well as about 100 other streams and rivers. The bay then opens into the Atlantic Ocean. The Chesapeake is tidal, but is also constantly being fed with fresh water. ...
Is Hudson Bay salt water or fresh water?
Hudson Bay is in fact both. Taking into account the inflow of salt water that flows in from the Arctic Ocean (Fax Basin) and fresh water from the rivers that pour into James Bay/ Hudson Bay the ratio of fresh water to salt water is 2:5. Taking into account the fresh water that comes from the thawing of the ice cover on James Bay/Hudson Bay the ratio is 4:5. ...
Asked in Freshwater Fish, Saltwater Fish
An area at the rivers mouth where saltwater from the ocean and freshwater from the river meet?
The area at a river's mouth where salt water from the ocean and fresh water from the river meet is called an estuary. The largest estuary in the United States is the Chesapeake Bay. ...
What comes first Chesapeake Bay or Chesapeake Bay retriver?
The Chesapeake Bay retriever was a breed that was founded on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. The bay was there long before the dog. ...
Asked in Economics, Dog Breeds, Colonial America, Maryland
What is the principle of settlement for geography for the chesapeake bay?
it is a big bay that conects to the Atlantic ocean. sharks and other fish go through it. it is a salt water inviroment (: it is a big bay that conects to the Atlantic ocean. sharks and other fish go through it. it is a salt water inviroment (: it is a big bay that conects to the Atlantic ocean. sharks and other fish go through it. it is a salt water inviroment (: ...
Asked in Sharks, Tiger Sharks
Do sharks live in a bay?
A bull shark can live in fresh water. So i would say that it's possible for a shark to end up in a bay. I agree with that ^ bull sharks have adapted to fresh water for having pups in rivers. It's common in places like Florida, with lots of waterways. They prefer salt water, but can swim up rivers if they need to. It's possible, but it depends on which bay. The Chesapeake bay hasn't had any reported for example....