With the Menhaden Stock Status Still Unknown, Industry Leaders Request Better Science

WASHINGTON — April 1, 2013 — In the wake of a deeply flawed 2012 stock assessment that has prevented the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) from determining the status of Atlantic menhaden, members of the bait and reduction fisheries have written to the ASMFC calling for updated science and better data collection for the menhaden assessment.  continued  For more information on the stock status see: “Menhaden are Overfished” Reports Turn Out Premature

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