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Tag: Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

How Many Menhaden Do We Really Need?

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC), a consortium of 15 states from Maine to Florida, manages the fisheries for part of the Chesapeake Bay and for waters 3 to 200 miles off the East Coast. Created in 1942, the ASMFC is essentially the most important watchdog for—and sets and restricts the harvest levels of—a variety of fish...