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Menhaden should not be overfished

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One April, I went fishing for striped bass at the cooling water outflow of a power plant on Long Island. For as far as I could see — it must have been at least a quarter-mile — the surface of the plume of warmer water flowing into the Long Island Sound was alive with fins and nervous splashes. The commotion wasn’t made by stripers, but rather by menhaden, a kind of herring and one of ...

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