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Omega Protein’s Legal Team Resorts to Name-Calling, Bashes NMFS

December 15 2011  |   Alison Fairbrother  |  Blog, Environment, Fisheries, Food Safety, Regulation, Reports Omega Protein’s lobbyists can hardly contain their disbelief. In an op-ed published in the January issue of The National Fisherman, David Frulla and Shaun Gehan, Washington … Continue reading

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The Outfall from Beantown – Menhaden Muddle #30 By Charlie Hutchinson

Most folks know that the ASMFC’s Menhaden Board has finally taken action to begin the process of restoring the menhaden population. The objectives are stated in two forms. One, a “threshold” or limit where if mortality has exceeded the anticipated level … Continue reading

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Menhaden Win News Clippings From This Past Week

Press clippings on the ASMFC’s recent passing of  Addendum V to Amendment 1. Editorial: http://hamptonroads.com/2011/11/finally-test-bays-little-fish   Editorial: http://www2.timesdispatch.com/news/rtd-opinion/2011/nov/14/tdopin01-fish-scales-ar-1456932/#fbcomments   Editorial: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/11/opinion/protection-for-the-ocean-food-chain.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   Editorial: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/editorial/bs-ed-menhaden-20111114,0,3702276.story   http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/10/us/menhaden-catch-reduction-is-approved.html   http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/menhaden-harvest-limit-sharply-cut-by-fisheries-commission/2011/11/09/gIQA7Twg6M_story.html   http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/environment/story/2011-11-09/fish-menhaden-catch-limits/51145100/1   http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2011-11-09/features/bs-gr-menhaden-vote-20111104_1_menhaden-ken-hinman-omega-protein   http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/features/green/2011/11/fishing_curb_voted_for_most_im.html   http://www.boston.com/Boston/metrodesk/2011/11/regulators-act-preserve-menhaden-source-fish-oil-and-vital-link-ocean-food-chain/bd5xFUMdzoUiiBlxSMpnTN/index.html   http://hamptonroads.com/2011/11/fisheries-regulators-ok-menhaden-limits   http://www.app.com/article/20111109/NJNEWS/311090071/Big-reduction-in-menhaden-fishing   http://bangordailynews.com/2011/11/13/environment/can-the-oceans-continue-to-feed-us/   http://www.hometownannapolis.com/news/TOP/2011/11/10-43/Limits-set-of-East-Coast-menhaden-catch.htmlContinue reading

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Menhaden Get a Win

Last week the ASMFC Commission’s Atlantic Menhaden Management Board approved Addendum V to Amendment 1 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden. The Addendum establishes a new interim fishing mortality threshold and target (based on maximum spawning potential … Continue reading

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Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane – Menhaden Fighting over an underappreciated little fish

Menhaden has been called “the most important fish in the sea,” but the bony little fish barely registers on most people’s consciousness. And, some fishermen and scientists say that the fish, also known as bunker, is barely registering on fish … Continue reading

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Menhaden Matter

A good summary on menhaden [Source: Pew Environment Group]

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Omega Protein and Menhaden Targeted by Regulators

By Colston Newton Northumberland Echo 5/18/2011 1:45:30 PM Reedville’s Omega Protein may be in the sights of federal bureaucrats, sports fishermen and ecologists again, but at least it’s not alone this time. In a March Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission … Continue reading

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