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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     Advertisements

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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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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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ASMFC Colluding with Omega Protein over Menhaden? Read and Decide for Yourself

A May/June issue of the Washington Monthly. tells the story of menhaden regulation from beginning to end and exposes the degree to which the ASMFC has colluded with Omega Protein over the management process. Read the full article here.

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Atlantic Menhaden Public Information Document Available for Public Comment

The Public Information Document (PID) for Amendment 2 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden is now available for public comment and review on the Commission’s website at http://www.asmfc.org/speciesDocuments/menhaden/fmps/Amend2PID_DraftForPublicComment.pdf. As the first step in the development of Amendment … 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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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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