Maine proposing urchin swipe card system, rules for season

swipe cardMaine fishery regulators are proposing a sea urchin fishing season that would establish rules for a swipe card system to record transactions when urchins are bought or sold. Regulators say the rules would cover the 2015-16 fishing season, which begins in September and concludes in March. The southern coast would have a 15-day season for divers, trappers, rakers and draggers of urchins. The season for most of the northern coast would be 38 days long. Regulators are proposing the same number of days as last year for both zones. Read the rest here 15:47