Is Omega Protein Overfishing the Most Important Fish in the Sea?

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Houston Press | January 26, 2010
Omega Protein is the largest commercial harvester of an obscure fish called menhaden (men-hay-den), used mostly for fishmeal and fertilizer. The company's more palatable product is refined fish oil.

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