Menhaden

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Atlantic Menhaden Fish Kill Under Investigation In Canton

Hundreds of dead fish are floating to the surface in the Inner Harbor and Patapsco River. Right now, it’s a mystery what’s causing it. It’s the first fish kill of the season.

04/28/2014

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DNR Misses Deadline To Respond To Menhaden Lawsuit

Officials say the Department of Natural Resources has missed a deadline to reply to written questions from the plaintiffs in a lawsuit about the 2013 menhaden regulations.

12/18/2013

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Suit Filed: Md. Watermen Say DNR Menhaden Catch Limit Threatens Livelihood

Watermen file suit against the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, saying the new rules restricting menhaden catch threaten livelihoods.

10/21/2013

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Regulators Vote 20 Percent Menhaden Catch Cut

Fisheries regulators have voted for a 20 percent cut in the catch of menhaden, an oily fish prized for use in dietary supplements, cosmetics and animal feed.

12/14/2012

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Regulators Plan To Vote On Menhaden Catch Limits

Fisheries regulators vote Friday on whether to cut the size of the legal catch of the environmentally important menhaden, an oily fish prized for use in dietary supplements, cosmetics and animal feed.

12/13/2012

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Conditions Improve Slightly Amid Md. Fish Kills

Scientists say the conditions that killed thousands of fish recently in Maryland waters may be improving slightly, but dead fish continue to surface.

05/30/2012

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Md. AG Considers Court Action Over Menhaden Catch

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says he is considering court action over menhaden if regulators don’t cut the amount taken by a Virginia processor.

05/15/2012

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Overfishing Menhaden Impacts Larger Fish In Md. Waters

Odds are it’s never been on your dinner plate, but it’s helped get other fish there. Menhaden are near the bottom of the food chain, and it makes them important enough to rescue from overfishing.

11/11/2011

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Fisheries Regulators OK Menhaden Limits

Fisheries regulators voted Wednesday to reduce by more than one-third the harvest of menhaden, a small fish that plays a big ecological role in the health of the Chesapeake Bay and the fish that swim in its waters.

11/09/2011

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Dead Fish Stretch Across Ocean City Shoreline

A very smelly problem. Tons of dead fish are washing up in Ocean City.

06/05/2011

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Bay Foundation: Menhaden Decision ‘Solid Course’

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says a decision by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to
adopt a long-term menhaden management approach sets a solid course for the environmentally important species.

03/22/2011

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Md. Bill Would Prohibit Products Made From Menhaden

A Maryland lawmaker wants to ban products made from menhaden.

03/15/2011

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