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Browsing the "Omega Protein" Tag

Science should guide management of Gulf menhaden, not $

Oligarchs Omega Protein and Daybrook Fisheries' lap dogs at the Marine Stewardship Council said what they were told to say, "Kill all you want boys." [...]

June 24, 2019 Conservation, Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Omega faces last-minute opposition in Atlantic menhaden MSC quest

Omega Protein has been challenged by five non-governmental organizations in its effort to purse seine the menhaden fishery off the US Atlantic Coast. [...]

April 2, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Overfishing menhaden is okay with Virginia

Over-reduction of menhaden always will mean fewer stripers and much smaller stripers, fewer birds of prey and less migrating top predators. [...]

January 14, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Shrunken menhaden biomass promises problems

The politically powerful VA-based Omega Protein is primarily culpable for fishing menhaden down to dangerously low numbers, and for shrinking the species’ range to its epicenter in the Mid Atlantic [...]

May 1, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Conservation: Understanding the importance of forage fish

If you target cobia, tripletail, red drum, stripers, spotted seatrout, most coastal pelagic tunas and mackerels—even billfish—you’ve got a lot riding on this campaign to end overfishing of forage fish [...]

November 5, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: The most important fish in the sea is being overfished

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

June 21, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

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