Scientists: Big changes coming for 1 of most important fish

Frozen and salted menhaden sit in a barrel at a lobster bait warehouse, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Portland, Maine. Interstate regulators are considering altering the way they manage menhaden to better account for its role in the environment, with a key vote planned in November 2017. The fish, known also as pogies, are important for supplements and bait, and are vital for the ocean’s food web. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

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