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Published: Thursday, 8/11/2011 - Updated: 3 years ago

New shrimping rules proposed for Maine

BLADE STAFF AND NEWS SERVICES

PORTLAND, Maine — One of New England’s last open-access commercial fisheries could be closed to new participants as regulators look at new ways to manage a shrimp fishery off the coast of Maine.

New shrimping rules have been proposed for the Gulf of Maine. They include options for the season such as quotas and restrictions on where and when shrimp can be caught.



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