The latest Lake Michigan assessment shows alewife remain near a record low
By: Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The biomass of alewife and other forage fish in Lake Michigan continues to sag near record lows, according to recently-released data from the U.S. Geological Survey.
Bottom trawls conducted in 2019 by USGS found the third-lowest level of alewife and third-lowest level of total prey fish since 1973.
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