WNRN Wake-Up Call: Menhaden, and Chesapeake Bay

Host Rick Moore talks with Sandy Hausman (Charlottesville News Bureau Chief. WVTF & Radio IQ) and Chris Moore (Scientist, Chesapeake Bay Foundation) about menhaden fish and other important fish in the Chesapeake Bay. Menhaden clean algae in the bay, are used as a protein source for other fish (e.g. striped bass), can be used as bait,provide jobs, and more. Also, there’s a Virginia legislature bill about managing the menhaden.