Monthly Archives: August 2011

Next Moves on Menhaden – by Charlie Hutchinson

On August 2 the Menhaden Management Board voted to put a proposal for changing menhaden management methods out for public comment. Apparently the menhaden situation has now gotten serious enough that most of the 15 states that make up the … Continue reading

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Menhaden Editorial from Fredericksburg, VA Free Lance Star

Little fish, big problem Will the menhaden population be saved? Date published: 8/11/2011 “THE MOST IMPORTANT fish in the sea,” according to author H. Bruce Franklin, is not a whale, a tuna, a dolphin, or a shark. Instead, it’s an … Continue reading

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As an essential Atlantic fish declines, experts debate course – Washington Post Article

By Darryl Fears, Published: July 31 Full article with picture in the Washington Post Online here The Atlantic menhaden is one of those big things that come in small packages. It’s a pipsqueak of a fish, but it feeds some … Continue reading

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