A Big Change in How a Small Fish Is Protected Could Help Save Whales

The menhaden is a tiny fish key to the Atlantic Ocean ecosystem that has supported a thriving fishery since the 19th century. Now regulators are considering a novel approach to ensure there’s enough fish to feed the fishery and other marine animals.

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Last updated on 14 November 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United States of America
Region: 
Atlantic Ocean
Threats: 
Prey depletion
Species group: 
Marine mammals