Recent News


See this important email from MSRC’s Steve Warner with Seafood Aquiculture and Economic Impact Reports  October 12, 2017

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission News
The August/September 2017 issue of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s newsletter, Fisheries Focus, is now available online. Read about recent and proposed management actions, upcoming meetings, stock assessment updates, and more.

Acidity Levels in Chesapeake Bay Threatening Marine Life, Scientists Say
WBOC Television, October 10, 2017

Embattled Md. oyster restoration program considered for Manokin, Nanticoke rivers
The (Salisbury, Md.) Daily Times, October 6, 2017

Tilghman Island Day Saturday, October 21, 2017; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. DFA Chairman, Capt. Rob Newberry, will again be serving as the day’s emcee and announcer for the boat docking contest.

VIMS emerges as leader in study of harmful algal blooms
Williamsburg Yorktown (Va.) Daily, October 1, 2017


Little Fish, Big Worry: Future of Menhaden Sparks Concern
The Associated Press, October 1, 2017

nvironmental groups, watermen consider management plan for menhaden

Delaware Public Media (Dover) WDDE 91.1 FM 

Meeting next week in Hampton Roads part of push to protect small fish and everything that eats them
The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot , September 15, 2017

The ASMFC’s draft amendment for managing menhaden can be found here.

Menhaden Facts and False Claims handout (Sept 2017)

Chesapeake Bay Program – Quick Facts re Atlantic Menhaden

Menhaden Facts


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