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CT DEEP investigating reports of dead menhaden fish in Long Island Sound

The sad fate of the menhaden in the Hudson

Progress on protecting menhaden, striped bass

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is holding industry accountable over harvest limits for menhaden, and requiring circle hooks in angling for striped bass. With your help, we spoke up this … Read More

Protect Atlantic menhaden – Hold Omega Protein accountable

… place.” That’s essentially what Omega Protein is saying about its harvest of Atlantic menhaden, a vital forage fish for the Hudson River Estuary and the entire East Coast. Omega … Read More

NY Legislature passes menhaden bill: ‘The public is stepping up to protect these fish’

… seines,” the enormous nets being used by industrial fishing operations, to harvest Atlantic menhaden (also known as “bunker”) in New York State waters. The Assembly passed the measure on … Read More

Does Atlantic menhaden fishery deserve ‘sustainable’ label? Not so fast.

… driving the effort to win the Marine Stewardship Council’s sustainability label for the Atlantic menhaden fishery. Riverkeeper and our allies are trying to prevent this, given the vital role of … Read More

“Thousands and thousands” of Menhaden seen feeding at the mouth of Newtown Creek on 11/6/2014

… contacted John Waldman from CUNY Queens, migratory fish expert. “It’s a school of menhaden filter feeding.” I asked if he had seen or heard of them on Newtown Creek before….. … Read More

Why recreational anglers may see plenty of striped bass stock when fishery managers say the population is declining

… prey struggling in turbulent waters. Discrete contingents of striped bass will harass schools of menhaden in coastal waters, and others will settle around rips or current edges, waiting in ambush … Read More

Supporting the striped bass population requires reducing mortality rates and growing the forage fish base

… frequent our coastal marine waters seeking to exploit rebounding and bountiful populations of menhaden, their primary prey. Within the Hudson’s reaches, fast-growing striped bass juveniles … Read More

We All Know We Should Save the Whales. What About the Sardines?

Tell Gov. Hochul to block invasive species at the Erie and Champlain canals
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