There are rules against overfishing menhaden in every state except Mississippi and Louisiana. That’s because overfishing depletes fish stock. In particular, Gulf menhaden is a primary food source for much
The following is an excerpt of an article from our partners from the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. Marine Stewardship Council takes an irresponsible approach to fishery certification The recreational fishing
Local Conservation Group and Louisiana Fishermen Show Devastating Effects of Industrial Menhaden Fishing
Louisiana’s fragile coastal ecosystem continues to be threatened by industrial menhaden fishing. In 2019, our partners over at the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership’s Center for Marine Fisheries said the bycatch
In 2020, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission voted down creating an exclusion zone that would help protect Louisiana’s coast from industrial menhaden fishing. These zones exist in every U.S.