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Disagreement prevails over new menhaden rules

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission approved changes to menhaden fishing rules, including an 8 percent increase in East Coast quota. [...]

November 15, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Video: Menhaden conservation video hits home

Menhaden is the second largest fishery in the US. VA and NJ currently control more than 96% of the coast wide quota while perspectives among state fishery managers are not even close to alignment. [...]

November 9, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Videos

It’s time to show up and speak out for Menhaden

The official public hearing announcement along with times and places can be found here: Menhaden Hearing Announcement. [...]

September 8, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Catch Limits – Doing the right thing

Healthy forage fish populations lead to a greater abundance of everything, which results in full hotels, packed restaurants, and busy tackle shops. [...]

July 31, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Fisheries managers should heed public opinion—and science—on menhaden

Public comments have poured in on how to manage Atlantic menhaden: Conserve the species for its contribution to the marine ecosystem. [...]

February 2, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: Atlantic Menhaden need your voice

We have been following the Menhaden management plan and urge you to get involved. There is currently a public comment period open on Atlantic menhaden. [...]

December 5, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

News: Menhaden catch cap eased, pleasing no one

No matter how low fish stocks get, commercial interests will not heed science - they'll plunder to extinction and then argue that they were misled by science [...]

November 10, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Take Action: Reminder from founder of Menhaden Defenders

Please take a moment to fire off an email to your states ASMFC commissionersand tell them why they should OPPOSE any increase in harvest quota. [...]

October 25, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Doing The Right Thing: Menhaden Recovery – Stay the Course

Restoring the Atlantic Seaboard wildlife to even a semblance of its former abundance has everything to do with allowing fish and birds to eat. Stay the course ASMFC [...]

October 24, 2016 Doing The Right Thing, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Pew Trust: 10 reasons to maintain the Atlantic menhaden catch limit in 2017

The current quotas leave hundreds of millions more menhaden in the Atlantic to become food for fish, seabirds, and mammals. [...]

August 1, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Take Action