A new approach to managing fishing — setting catch limits for one species based on what’s happening with another — is coming for menhaden. The … The post A New Way Of Regulating Menhaden appeared first on Moldy Chum.
In early August, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) will decide whether to adopt a new strategy for menhaden management. Currently, menhaden are assessed … The post Coming Soon: A Major Decision in Menhaden Management appeared first on Moldy Chum.
On Tuesday, August 4th, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) will vote on a measure to change the way they currently manage menhaden. If ASMFC approves the measure, menhaden will be managed using Ecological Reference Points, which takes into account the ecological importance of this baitfish. Menhaden play an integral role in the Atlantic Ocean’s food chain. They are a principal prey species of… Read More »ASGA and Other Stakeholders Urge Responsible Menhaden Management