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“Menhaden are Overfished” Reports were Premature

logoWASHINGTON (Saving Seafood) — 13 March 2013 — On February 20, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) concluded that there is insufficient  evidence to support claims that menhaden are overfished. The full ASMFC  approved a report adapted from a January 2013 Menhaden Technical  Committee teleconference which determined that based upon  currently-available information, the status of the resource is unknown  and will remain so until a new stock assessment is conducted. continue