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News: A little conservation goes a long way to help menhaden recover

In 2012 the commercial take of menhaden was lowered, for reduction and bait combined, to halt overfishing and increase availability as forage [...]

May 23, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Saving striped bass has been a battle cry for decades

Since 1981, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission has been crippled by the parochial interests of its members [...]

May 14, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Commission Votes for More Striped Bass Conservation

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission makes plans to develop management options for reducing fishing pressure on striped bass beginning in 2015 [...]

November 4, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Menahaden in jeapordy. Time for protection.

Are Atlantic menhaden “overfished” or not? For the most important fish in the sea, that’s not what’s most important [...]

June 13, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Spot