By Lee Crockett
Forage Fish: The Oceans’ Little Heroes
Most Americans don’t think about fisheries policy when eating fish. But in fact, the supply of popular species such as cod, tuna, and salmon depends very much on how we manage them in the sea. If anglers, chefs, and diners want to continue catching, cooking, and eating fish, we need to change our policies so we can maintain the health of the small fish that nourish the larger ones.
Species such as herring, menhaden, and sardines—commonly known as
A striped bass chasing some menhaden.
Source: Huffington Post Green