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Chart Tells the Story of the Menhaden Spawning Biomass Collapse

Capt. Wendelin Giebel from Long Island, NY researched accounts of the menhaden fishery going back to Bigelow and Schroeder- Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, G. Brown Goode, NY Times articles dating to the late eighteen hundreds, old fisheries bulletins, local … Continue reading

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MORE VIEWPOINTS ON MENHADEN ECONOMICS Menhaden Muddle #30 By Charlie Hutchinson

The VIMS economic study contains a lot of interesting information. While this study concerns itself only with the Chesapeake Bay region, the information regarding jobs and economic impacts provides a basis of comparison of relative values of different areas affected … Continue reading

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How Many Menhaden Do We Really Need? Part Two by Beau Beasley

For well over a century, commercial and recreational anglers have argued about menhaden harvesting. In the past few decades, however, conservationists?who may or may not be anglers?have also entered the fray, advocating for tighter controls on harvesting. The battle lines … Continue reading

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ASMFC Menhaden Hearings Being Fixed? You decide

The following is a note from D.  Bob Allen from Hampton VA who has been asking about the upcoming Menhaden hearings. I spoke today with a high official at Virginia Marine Resource Commission and asked why the Menhaden Public Hearing … Continue reading

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ASMFC Makes Historic Move to Restore Menhaden

Note from National Coalition of Marine Conservation (NCMC) **Public Comment period for Addendum V open until 5:00 pm EST on November 2, 2011 If you care about menhaden, striped bass, bluefish, bluefin tuna, osprey and other seabirds, whales, the health … Continue reading

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Upcoming Menhaden Meetings – Attend one in your area

9/26 (7 PM): ASMFC Public Hearing on Draft Addendum V to Amendment 1 to the Interstate Fishery Management for Atlantic Menhaden Delaware Dept. of Natural Resources & Environmental Control, Lewes Field Facility, 901 Pilottown Road, Lewes, Delaware. For more information, … Continue reading

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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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