Menhaden Defenders is Supported by Anglers Conservation Network

May 7th, 2013

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Menhaden Defenders: Capt. Paul Eidman

November 6th, 2012
Watch a video message from Captain Paul Eidman describing the importance of menhaden to the Atlantic ecosystem. Read more...

Grinding up our fishing future for China

November 3rd, 2012
Omega Protein Inc. located in Reedville, Virginia,USA is very busy these days, quietly exporting tons of our most vital forage fish to China and other countries. Atlantic Menhaden are the backbone of America’s east coast marine ecosystem and coastal recreational fishing business. Omega is the only company left that still grinds up these fish, also known as bunker, down to fishmeal and oil in a procedure called “reduction”. From Omega’s Reedville location alone they catch, process and reduce over 160,000 metric tons annually of our east coast native menhaden. Read more...