menhaden

Protecting the Most Important Fish in the Sea

Scientists call it “the most important fish in the sea,” but chances are you’ve never heard of it. It’s a menhaden, maybe called a porgy or bunker depending on where …

Not Just Another Number

Menhaden. A tiny fish that’s a big deal in the Mid-Atlantic. At just about a foot long, these fish hold the delicate balance of our area’s ecosystem in the palms …

humpback whale

Atlantic Menhaden: A Feast for Whales

Rockaway, Queens, is a small peninsula wholly contained within New York City.  It’s hardly a place you would expect to be a hotbed of wildlife activity.  Yet, due to a …

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