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ASMFC Annual Meeting: Historic Vote on Menhaden Today!

9:08:51 AM: Historic day for #menhaden!! The ASMFC will be voting on new reference points for the fishery, potentially resulting in a harvest cutback 9:14:30 AM: We’re live-blogging ASMFC’s historic vote on menhaden at 11 EST! @herringalliance @MattTinning @CAPAction @Oceana @Greenpeace @Oceanwire 9:32:27 AM: Some background reading on the importance of forage species like #menhaden …

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Omega Protein Still Dangerously Distorting the Facts


Just in time for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) meeting on August 2nd, Omega Protein Inc has once again presented a slew of inaccurate statements about Atlantic menhaden in a letter to ASMFC Commissioners. At the meeting, Commissioners will be voting on whether to replace the existing threshold for fishing mortality with a …

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