Contact: Jo Knight
Pew Environment Group
Caption: Demand for forage fish in recent decades has greatly increased for use as fish meal and fish oil to feed farmed fish, pigs, and chickens that people consume on a regular basis. Fish oil is also used in nutritional supplements for humans.
Credit: Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force
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