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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 Fisheries Management

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

Menhaden Organizations – Stakeholders

Recreational Fishing Alliance

Stripers Forever

American Fisheries Society

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation

The Chesapeake Bay Trust

Omega Protein

Related Information

Menhaden for Bait

Fish Species