Tag Archives: Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force

Forage fish management key to protecting Pacific Ocean ecosystem health

Pacific sardine populations have shown an alarming decline in recent years, and some evidence suggests anchovy and herring populations may be dropping as well. The declines could push fishermen toward other currently unmanaged “forage fish,”  Read more here 10:35 The Forage Fish Farce


Saving Seafood -“we find CLF’s characterization of our statement as a “flat-out falsehood”

WASHINGTON (Saving Seafood) — June 10, 2013 — The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) recently criticized as a “flat-out falsehood”  Saving Seafood’s description of the Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force’s report as lacking peer review.  Subsequently, the Pew Charitable Trusts made the same argument in a letter to the editor of Seafood News. Saving Seafood would like to  clarify our statement referencing the “unproven assumptions, as well as a  lack of peer-review of the Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force.” continued here