"A total of 42 million pounds of weakfish were caught along the Atlantic Coast in 1981 by commercial and recreational fishers. The catch of the state fish dropped to 2.8 million pounds in 2003. "
Quite A Decrease There
"In addition, increased abundance of striped bass and Atlantic croaker in recent years has meant more fish are preying upon and competing with weakfish. At the same time, the amount of traditional weakfish food - menhaden, spot and anchovies - has declined. "
More Proof That We Are OverPopluated With Bass
And For Sure, That We Need To Protect Bunker
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