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Menhaden

Tracking Fish Oil Supplements to the Source

Lee Crockett | Posted 06.29.2015 | Green
Lee Crockett

Are fish oil supplements really improving our health but hurting our oceans? That's one question New York Times bestselling author Paul Greenberg is exploring for his next book, The Omega Principle: The Health of Our Hearts, the Strength of Our Minds, and the Survival of Our Oceans All in One Little Pill, due out next year.

The Bottom Line: Big Turnout for Little Menhaden

Lee Crockett | Posted 02.07.2013 | Green
Lee Crockett

Scientists, small business owners, nature lovers, and anglers sent letters and spoke out at public hearings. And it was all about a fish that almost no one ever eats -- Atlantic menhaden.

Fishing Restrictions Hurt Louisiana's Meal and Oil Processors

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Boats searching for menhaden -- also called pogy -- were hampered by Gulf fishing closures this summer, reducing the year's catch of that lucrative meal-and-oil species.