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A Bay out of Balance

posted Feb 19, 2013, 4:29 AM by
Yellow perch in Mattawoman and other urbanizing waters are serving as a canary in the coal mine, according to fisheries scientists. A three year study finds anomalies in both male and female reproductive tracts, and poorly formed eggs for yellow perch that spawn in the Severn and South Rivers in Anne Arundel County, and in Mattawoman Creek.

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