Menhaden in the hold of a commercial fishing vessel. Photo/NOAA

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASFMC) will hold a public hearing on options for the draft amendment to the menhaden fishery management plan tonight (Thursday, November 1) at 6:00 p.m. at the University of Rhode Island’s Bay Campus, Corliss Auditorium on South Ferry Road, Narragansett, Rhode Island.

Advocates for the commercial menhaden fishery and those who wish to see greater protection of menhaden via a reduction in the commercial harvest are encouraged to attend.

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