Menhaden is the second largest fishery in the US. Two states (VA and NJ) currently control more than 96% of the coast wide quota while perspectives among state fishery managers are not even close to alignment.

With the fate of continued menhaden recovery very uncertain, Red Vault Productions and The Nature Conservancy set out to capture five knowledgeable New York stakeholders' perspectives on why Abundant menhaden is good for New York’s ecology and economy.

Defend NY's Fishermen ... Defend NY's Whales

Presented by The Nature Conservancy on Long Island - nature.org/longisland

Produced by Red Vault Productions - redvaultproductions.com


Stefan J Beaumont - Director / Director of Photography
Wendy E Reynolds - Assistant Camera, Sound, UAV Pilot
Corey Adams - Assistant Camera, Gaffer

Technical Info

Shot on RED Dragon w/ a water housing
Shot on Sony fs5
Shot on DJI Mavic Pro
Edited in Premiere Pro