Graham Bayou off Wolf Bay near the Gulf of Mexico - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Graham Bayou off Wolf Bay near the Gulf of Mexico before Oil Spill Impact
Graham Bayou off Wolf Bay near the Gulf of Mexico - FURTHER INFORMATION
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Graham Bayou and Wolf Bay are coastal bay waters and marshland off the Gulf of Mexico in near Orange Beach in southern Alabama. Towns around Wolf Bay include Orange Beach, Miflin, Josephine
These waters serve as important aquatic estuaries for many varieties of saltwater fish, shrimp, crabs and oysters. The vegetation provides cover for the young to grow and hide from predators. Bottle-nose dolphin spend much time in these waters. Red drum, speckled sea trout and flounder are in good supply for the fisherman.
The above water vegetation provides nesting habitat for numerous species of birds, including eagles, osprey, great blue herons, and terns. Numerous mammal species inhabit the area, including deer, raccoon, fox and bobcat.
The waters and ecosystems of Wolf Bay and the surrounding area are under threat from the oil sill as a result of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig disaster in May 2010.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Flight: Jack Edwards Airport for regional flights.
Road: Wolf Bay is 50km west of Pensacola and 80km east of Mobile.