The St. Croix River
Harvesters' Perspectives on Alewives, Bluebacks, and Eels in Downeast Maine
Maine Sea Grant, NOAA Fisheries
Narrative histories of alewife/blueback herring and American eel fisheries
Downeast Maine, Maine fisheries, Alewives, River Herring
Alewives and blueback herring are two ecologically and economically important species that can be found in Downeast Maine's rivers. This video showcases local perspectives on the importance of the St. Croix River for alewife and blueback populations.
This video was produced as part of an oral history project carried out by Maine Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries in the spring of 2014 with financial support from NOAA’s Preserve America Initiative.
Welch, Rich; Alvater, Brian; and Bassett, Ed, "The St. Croix River" (2014). Maine Sea Grant Video Collection. 1.