(redirected from menhaden)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to menhaden: menhaden oil


Percy T., English physiologist, 1872-1967. See: Herring bodies.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
At last, in February 2005, the menhaden board overwhelmingly approved development of an addendum to their management plan that would place a 110,400-metric-ton cap (an average of the last five years' landings) on the menhaden fishery's Chesapeake Bay catch in 2006 and 2007.
Gulf menhaden (Brevoortia patronus), family Clupeidae, are exploited by an industrial purse seine fleet and a smaller purse-seine bait fleet in the northern Gulf of Mexico (GOM).
Taking care of your bait is key to success and even tuna will be wary of a red-nosed menhaden. Cigar minnows, threadfins, menhaden, and hardtails will all work.
Unpalatable species of fish -- or socalled industrial fish, including menhaden, sand eel, anchoveta and pout -- are reduced into oil by standard methods -- essentially, heating, pressing and grinding.
The survey targets Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus), Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma), spot (Leiostomus xanthurus), summer flounder (P.
Previously, we have demonstrated that increasing the dietary content of fish oil alone or in combination is an effective treatment for vascular and neural complications in diabetic rodents [3, 4].We have also shown that cotreatment of type 1 diabetic mice with menhaden (fish) oil and salsalate is more effective toward neuropathy than menhaden oil alone and that circulating resolvin D1 levels are increased when salsalate is combined with menhaden oil [5].
Prior to the closing of the acquisition, the company operated more than 30 vessels to harvest menhaden, a fish abundantly found in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.
"They're actively feeding on menhaden and mullet, schools of bait that are often found off the front beaches."
Menhaden (Family Clupeidae, Genus Brevoortia) are high fecundity, filter-feeding marine teleost fish that are considered to be one of the most economically and ecologically important species in North America [1].
One such fish is the Menhaden - the waste produced by the fish triggers toxic algal blooms, which in turn can kill dozens of fish.
The most prevalent by-catch species were pogi (Brevoortia patronus), cutlass fish (Assurger anzac), white trout (Paralichtys albigutta), Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), croaker (Micropognias undulates), spot (Cynoscion arenarius), and mantis shrimp (Leiostomus xanthurus).