Category Archive: Menhaden

Public comment sought on draft AMD 3 to Atlantic Menhaden FMP

ALEXANDRIA, VA – At its Nov. 13-14 meeting, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Atlantic Menhaden Management Board will vote on Draft Amendment 3 to the Atlantic Menhaden Fishery Management Plan. AMD 3 was initiated in 2015 to address menhaden’s role as forage fish, consider changes to allocation of quota, and consider other management …

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Menhaden quotas in place for 2013

1% set-aside for NE ‘episodic’ events ALEXANDRIA, VA – Atlantic menhaden are prized by lobstermen in New England as a reliable bait alternative to herring.  But few people probably ever imaged that these oily little fish – commonly called pogies – would become as strictly regulated as almost every other species in the Northeast.   …

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