Maine Seeks to Restore Urchin Fishery off Southport
October 22, 2015
Portland Press Herald: Maine fishing regulators will close an area to sea urchin fishing to facilitate a project that would transplant the spiny animals.
The new regulation closes sea urchin harvesting in the Cat Ledges area off of Southport until May 1, 2018. The Department of Marine Resources Advisory Council approved the plan on Tuesday.
Read more about the plan to restore urchin fishing off Southport, Maine.