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Chesapeake Bay Journal Report: ASMFC moves toward cut in menhaden harvest (Thanks to Janet Messineo for providing this article)

Sep 10

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For the first time, fishery managers are poised to limit the amount of Atlantic menhaden that can be caught along the East Coast.

The small oily fish has been the center of a heated dispute for more than a decade, with recreational anglers and environmentalists contending that commercial harvests were leaving too few menhaden - a major source of food for striped bass and other species - for other fish to eat.

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