menhaden

Are You a Whale Watcher, Saltwater Angler, or Birder?

A decision is about to be made that could greatly help the conservation of wildlife from humpback whales to striped bass to osprey.  And it all centers around a tiny …

Menhaden: Why We Should Be Thankful for this Tiny Fish

Breaking: In a winter win for wildlife, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross instituted a moratorium on Atlantic menhaden in the Chesapeake Bay after years of overfishing by Omega Protein. This …

Protecting the Most Important Fish in the Sea

Update: If you are reading this post thanks to commercial fishing industry-funded organizations, we would like to inform you that the National Wildlife Federation supports the sustainable harvest of seafood, …

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 …

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Atlantic Menhaden: A Feast for Whales

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