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Menhaden

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.