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Bills to reduce Virginia menhaden catch making some progress

By Kathy Adams The Virginian-Pilot © February 8, 2013 Bills to reduce the number of menhaden that may be caught each year are progressing in the House of Delegates. The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources on Thursday … Continue reading

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Menhaden makes legislative progress in Virginia

Worth the read. Virginia “may” finally be taking some action. Menhaden makes legislative leap – The Virginian-Pilot    

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Is hired-gun fisheries scientist Dr. Doug Butterworth Responsible for Menhaden and other Fisheries Collapses?

Amazing article on how a hired-gun fisheries scientist, Dr. Doug Butterworth (picture to the left, not the menhaden picture at the top of the article), has been employed repeatedly by the U.S. fishing industry to produce high population estimates for … Continue reading

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Take Five Minutes and Send this Letter to Save Menhaden Before the Nov 16th Deadline

They say a picture can say a thousand words. Proof our fish need and eat menhaden. Send the the below or a version letter of it to the ASMFC by November 16. (ASMFC contact information at the end of this … Continue reading

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The Secretive Fishery Management Agency that Regulates Menhaden

The Secretive Fishery Management Agency that Regulates Menhaden A pretty enlightening article how the management of menhaden really works. If this is the case for menhaden imagine how all the other fisheries along the coast are managed. Some scarey stuff!

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Menhaden Harvest as Fish Oil Jeopardizes Ocean Food Chain

Good article in the Vineyard Gazette on how the menhaden harvest is jeopardizing the ocean food chain .

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Hearings Schedule on Atlantic Menhaden Draft Amendment 2 – Voice your Support

Public hearings on the key document Draft Amendment 2 to the Menhaden Fisheries Management Plan have been scheduled. Voice your support for meaningful harvest cuts. Please pass the word to all fellow friends who care about the future of our … Continue reading

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