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North Carolina's last surviving menhaden fishing-and-processing plant is Beaufort Fisheries, located in Beaufort in Carteret County. Latham discusses owner Jule Wheatly's efforts to keep the family-owned operation running and the viewpoints of others who feel a fish factory has no place in 2003 Beaufort, a tourist town of \"tony shops and historic homes.\"
Marine industries in North Carolina and Virginia have suffered since 1995 as a result of competition from imports, increasing regulations, and coastal development. The author discusses how various businesses strive to keep afloat.