How Many Menhaden Do We Really Need?

October 20, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

Beau Beasley writes for MidCurrent about the recent decline in menhaden on the U.S. eastern seaboard: “Because they are such a crucial link in the food chain, many view menhaden as a bellwether species, the health of which provides insight into the overall health of the Chesapeake Bay.”