Comments for: Council recommends rotating scallop closures in eastern Maine

Posted July 09, 2012, at 8:53 p.m.
Last modified July 11, 2012, at 2:12 p.m.

ELLSWORTH | Rotational closures in eastern Maine, none in western Maine, and a 185-pound daily catch limit from Kittery to Lubec are among scallop fishing measures recommended to the state by industry officials. The Scallop Advisory Council, made up of fishermen, dealers and other industry officials, came up with …


An earlier version of this story contained an error. The as-yet unscheduled public meetings state officials plan to hold on the scallop fishing measures will be hosted by Trisha De Graaf, resource coordinator for Maine Department of Marine Resources. DMR Commissioner Patrick Keliher is not expected to attend the meetings.

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