11 October 2015

• “Atlantic Menhaden Are Not Overfished, and Overfishing Is Not Occurring”

“NOAA Fisheries' Chesapeake Bay Office recently updated its ‘Menhaden Facts’ webpage and, in doing so, confirmed the sustainability of the Atlantic menhaden fishery, according to the Menhaden Fisheries Coalition.

”The page update states that ‘Atlantic menhaden are not overfished, and overfishing is not occurring,’ a conclusion NOAA based on the latest benchmark stock assessments for 2015. The 2015 Atlantic menhaden stock assessment came after years of research and observation….”

Please visit this link to read the full article: SeafoodSource

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