The Institute provides scientific evidence for management plans that will stem the depletion of fish from our oceans and safeguard threatened marine ecosystems. Our ecosystem-based approach recognizes that species and habitats cannot be successfully managed in isolation.
A carrier vessel taking a load of menhaden to a processing plant, in Beaufort, North Carolina.
[Forage Fish] Photo credit: Bob Williams, NOAA
Lead author Dr. David Conover spawning eggs of the Atlantic silverside, Menidia menidia,
on beach in St. Augustine, FL [Reversal of Undesirable Evolution in Fish]