Atlantic Menhaden

This page provides information related to Atlantic Menhaden stocks of the Mid Atlantic region, including coastal waters, Delaware Bay, Chesapeake Bay, and North Carolina Sounds.

After decades of disagreement, Atlantic menhaden stocks remain at the center of a controversy which involves environmentalists, recreational fishermen, concerned citizens, big business, government agencies, politicians, and other stakeholders.

Atlantic Menhaden Research

Chesapeake Bay Ecological Foundation- Atlantic Menhaden

Chesapeake Bay Forage Base Collapse and Interactions of Striped Bass and Atlantic Menhaden

Exploitation Of Atlantic Menhaden Threatens Restoration Of Chesapeake Bay

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

Menhaden Organizations - Stakeholders

MSSA - Maryland Saltwater Sportfisherman's Association

Recreational Fishing Alliance

Stripers Forever

American Fisheries Society

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation

The Chesapeake Bay Trust

Omega Protein

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