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The Latest On: Forage Fish

June 22, 2012 | Article

Victories For East Coast Forage Fish

A special thank you goes out to the thousands of Earthjustice supporters who took action over the last few months by writing to the fishery management councils. Your voices made a huge difference.

April 9, 2012 | Article

Little Fish Are a Big Deal

Over the last 100 years the industrial fishing fleet has become very good at strip-mining the ocean of forage fish

March 9, 2012 | Legal Document

Herring A4 Decision Kessler

US District Court Judge Gladys Kessler has found that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has failed to stem the decline of Atlantic river herring and shad populations due to the overfishing by the New England industrial fishing fleet.

September 5, 2011 | Audio

Restoring The Ocean Food Web

Attorney Andrea Treece discusses her work protecting forage fish species like herring, anchovies and sardines, which serve as the building blocks of the ocean food web and are being vacuumed out of the ocean at unsustainable levels.