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  • Bills to reduce Virginia menhaden catch making some progress February 8, 2013
    By Kathy Adams The Virginian-Pilot © February 8, 2013 Bills to reduce the number of menhaden that may be caught each year are progressing in the House of Delegates. The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources on Thursday … Continue reading → […]

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  • Menhaden makes legislative progress in Virginia January 24, 2013
    Worth the read. Virginia “may” finally be taking some action. Menhaden makes legislative leap – The Virginian-Pilot    Filed under: Articles on Menhaden, Menhaden In the News Tagged: Altantic Ocean, atlantic Menhaden, bunker, Chesapeake Bay, commerical fishing, fishing, fishing news, … Continue reading → […]

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  • Is hired-gun fisheries scientist Dr. Doug Butterworth Responsible for Menhaden and other Fisheries Collapses? November 19, 2012
    Amazing article on how a hired-gun fisheries scientist, Dr. Doug Butterworth (picture to the left, not the menhaden picture at the top of the article), has been employed repeatedly by the U.S. fishing industry to produce high population estimates for … Continue reading → […]

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