The Fish that Feeds All
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
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.
Bassett, Ed; Altvater, Brian; Welch, Richard; Young, Darrell; Southerland, Jake; and Akagi, Hugh, "The Fish that Feeds All" (2014). Maine Sea Grant Video Collection. 7.