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Atlantic menhaden serve as roving filters, converting algae into energy and thus reducing nutrient loads in bays and covers.

What Atlantic menhaden do best: They get eaten

What Atlantic menhaden do best: They get eaten

I have written about Atlantic menhaden and the role they play in our fishery in Narragansett Bay and in the ocean a number of times. Atlantic menhaden serve as roving filters, converting algae into energy and thus reducing nutrient loads in bays and covers. An adult menhaden, through its unique filtering gills, is able to

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