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  • Two schools of thought

    The battle between the fishing industry and conservationists over the depletion of marine life is nothing new, but historian H. Bruce Franklin says things are different this time.

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  • Mr. Franklin says the overfishing of menhaden by industrial and commercial fishermen along U.S. coasts is depleting the species, having devastating effects on coastal ecosystems, especially Chesapeake Bay.

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  • Omega Protein, based in Houston, reduces menhaden into animal feed, fertilizer and oil, and is "used in everything from linoleum to health-food supplements," he said.

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