Definition of bay anchovy
- The tiny bay anchovy, for example, is so abundant at times it may supply the bulk of annual nutrition for some of the bay's birds and larger fish.
- —Tom Horton, Baltimore Sun, 27 Aug. 2004
- Blitzing stripers in the 28- to 32- foot size class and weighing eight pounds were feeding on bay anchovies.
- —Peter Kaminsky, New York Times, 20 Oct. 2002