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The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission took a step in the right direction today by adopting a responsible, science-based increase in the allowable cost-wide menhaden harvest.
A new report compiled by the Menhaden Fisheries Coalition reaffirms the positive results of the 2014 Atlantic Menhaden Benchmark Stock Assessment.
This week at the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Winter Meeting in Alexandria, Va., the Menhaden Management Board will consider the just-released 2014 Atlantic Menhaden Stock Assessment
Today, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission released the 2014 Atlantic Menhaden Stock Assessment, vetting the health of the Atlantic menhaden stock.
A new Federal report and an international sustainability program both praised America’s commercial menhaden fisheries in October for their economic vitality and sustainability.
Today, NOAA released the 2013 edition of their annual report, Fisheries of the United States, and five of the nation’s top ten ports for landings volume are anchored by the commercial menhaden
Omega Protein is being lauded for its sustainability by international sustainability certification program Friend of the Sea.
Saving Seafood Analysis Finds Author's Connection to the Sustainable Management of Atlantic Menhaden is Factually Inaccurate and Hyperbolic Washington, D.C.
GSMFC concludes that Gulf menhaden stock is not overfished, nor is overfishing occurring. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The Gulf States Marine
The Gulf Menhaden (Brevoortia patronus) is a species of marine fish that belongs to the Clupeidae family. Its range encompasses the entirety of the Gulf of Mexico shore waters, with the exception of the extreme eastern Yucatan peninsula and western Cuba. The center of population is located in the northwest Gulf, near Louisiana and Texas where they are very numerous. In the southern Gulf, their range overlaps with the Finescale Menhaden (Brevoortia gunteri). In the eastern Gulf its range...
The Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) is a silvery, highly compressed fish in the herring family, Clupeidae. A filter feeder, it lives on plankton caught in midwater. An adult fish can filter up to four gallons of water a minute and they play an important role in clarifying ocean water. They are also a natural check to the deadly red tide. Menhaden occur in large numbers in the North Atlantic, ranging from Nova Scotia, Canada to central Florida, USA. They swim in large schools, some...
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