Rules Discussed for Herring, Shrimp Fishermen

Catherine Pegram

Updated 5 years ago

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission will discuss federal rules this week for herring and shrimp fishermen in New England. The commission is expected to talk Monday morning to see if adjustments in the number of fishing days are needed to allow for a full harvest through the end of the year.Poor weather has caused lower-than-expected catch rates.Then on Thursday, a meeting in Portland will set the dates of the upcoming northern shrimp season.


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