Monthly Archives: June 2011

Omega Protein Promoting Inaccurate Statements About the Sustainability of the Atlantic Menhaden on its Website

By Alison Fairbrother from The Public Trust Project Menhaden is a valuable forage fish, known to fisheries scientists as the cornerstone of the Atlantic marine ecosystem. Humans don’t eat menhaden, but just about everything else does, from predator fish to … Continue reading

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Dead Menhaden off Delaware Cost, On Rehoboth Beach and Ocean City Maryland

Dead menhaden were reported off the Delaware coast and on Rehoboth Beach over the weekend. Now apparently they are showing up off of Ocean City. See: http://www.wboc.com/story/14843325/dead-fish-spotted-off-ocean-city-coast and http://www.wgmd.com/?p=26078&cpage=1 Inquiries on this fish kill are being handled by our sister … Continue reading

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ASMFC’s Dilemma …New Rules Come With Risk

Menhaden Muddle #23 By Charlie Hutchinson At the last meeting of the ASM FC Menhaden Management Board, the process for essentially rewriting the Fishery Management Plan was initiated. While the Board never succinctly defined it’s objectives for the changes, during … Continue reading

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