Things look bright for the East Coast Scallop Fishery

deck load 2 enduranceThe management of the scallop fishery is a great example of what’s possible when public and private interests collaborate and natural resources cooperate. Scallop fishermen are hoping for a sustainable harvest of 50 million pounds a year for a decade. That would ensure one of the region’s most important non-tourism industries remains robust. It should give fisheries managers the encouragement to persevere in restoring more challenged species such as summer flounder.  Read the rest here 15:08

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