Category Archive: Scallop

Bullard highlights value of scallops – lobsters – New Bedford to Northeast

HYANNIS, MA – John Bullard, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Northeast regional administrator, took a few minutes during the New England Fishery Management Council’s Sept. Read the rest

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Species News – Scallops, Yellowtail

Georges Bank yellowtail quota to drop in 2014 but US share to increase 

HYANNIS, MA – Following hours of difficult discussion that stretched out … Read the rest

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ME scallopers question area closures

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HALLOWELL, ME – Roughly 45 fishermen crowded into a room here on Feb. 12 for a meeting of the Maine Department of Marine Resource’s (DMR) … Read the rest

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NE council scales back scallop access-area trips, possession limits for 2013 in Framework 24

NEWPORT, RI – Scallopers will be making fewer access-area trips during the 2013 fishing year but will receive roughly the same number of open-area days-at-sea.… Read the rest

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NE council moves to protect Elephant Trunk seed scallops

PLYMOUTH, MA – Eager to protect what appears to be the second highest level of recruitment ever recorded in the Elephant Trunk area, the New … Read the rest

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Scallopers welcomed with double christening


NEW BEDFORD, MA – In what may have been a first ever for this port, Nordic Fisheries’ Roy Enoksen and O’Hara Corporation’s Frank O’Hara hailed … Read the rest

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Maine SAC recommends split area scallop plan

ELLSWORTH, ME – Scallop closed areas along the coast of Maine are set to open this December, and fishermen are anxious to access the areas … Read the rest

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Scallop RSA program funds 13 more projects

GLOUCESTER, MA – The industry funded scallop research set-aside (RSA) program launched in 1998 is celebrating its 14th anniversary this year with another impressive slate … Read the rest

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