Maine Scallop Fishery to Remain Open on Limited Basis

Commerical scalloper, photos courtesy the Coonamessett Farm Foundation.
Commerical scalloper, photos courtesy the Coonamessett Farm Foundation.

Portland Press Herald: The Maine Department of Marine Resources has agreed to allow scallop fishermen and divers to continue working 3 days a week in the area around Cobscook Bay.

Commissioner Patrick Keliher announced the new rules that are effective Friday following a meeting with scallop fishermen and getting an update from Resource Management Coordinator Trisha DeGraaf.

Read more about the Maine scallop fishery restrictions.