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Prohibition on the Taking of Alewife and Blueback Herring from Connecticut Waters Extended for another YearApr 8th, 2013 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news
The prohibition on the taking of alewives and blueback herring from most inland and marine waters in Connecticut has been extended for another year. This action was initially taken in April of 2002, and has been extended each successive year because there has been no improvement in population size during the past year.
Environmental change is the selective force that preserves adaptive traits in organisms and is a primary driver of evolution. However, it is less well known that evolutionary change in organisms also trigger fundamental changes in the environment, Bill Hathaway reports in Yale News.
Due to warmer-than-normal water temperatures after the mild winter, this year’s alewife run at Latimer Brook and other coastal streams began about three weeks earlier than normal … While the runs have been strong at several other streams, at Latimer the run already has surpassed previous totals for the entire six weeks that it normally