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What does MHA stand for?

MHA stands for Atlantic Menhaden (FAO fish species code)

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1997) examined the effect of reduced sampling frequency by subsampling from a data set of daily supply of larval Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) and determined that the variability of annual estimates of larval supply was "acceptable" [their term] on the basis of the standard error of estimates at sampling intervals of 7 days or less.
Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), bony, oily, inedible members of the herring family, were once simply ubiquitous from Florida to Nova Scotia, because their food source--phytoplankton, the microscopic plants that support the ocean food chain--is so widespread.
Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) mortalities and ulcerative skin lesions with a predilection for the anal area occurred during August and September 1997 in Maryland tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay, including the Pocomoke River, Pocomoke Sound, Chicamacomico River, and Kings Creek, a tributary of the Manokin River (21,22).