The Fish that Feeds All

Title

The Fish that Feeds All

Series Title

Harvesters' Perspectives on Alewives, Bluebacks, and Eels in Downeast Maine

Identifier

MEU-V-14-001

Files

Link to Video

Creator

Maine Sea Grant, NOAA Fisheries

Video Editor

Julia Beaty

Producer

Julia Beaty

Creation Date

7-30-2014

Duration

00:07:54

Geographic Focus

Downeast Maine

Topics

Narrative histories of alewife/blueback herring and American eel fisheries

Keywords

Downeast Maine, Maine fisheries, Alewives, River Herring

Summary

Written records, oral histories, and place names suggest the importance of river herring as a food source in Downeast Maine going back hundreds of years, if not longer.

Comments

A project of Maine Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries With funding from NOAA's Preserve America Initiative. This project led to an expanded survey of alewife/blueback herring harvesters along the Atlantic Coast.

The Fish that Feeds All

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