Elver Fishing New Regulations Decision Postponed

Updated 1 year ago

Regulators have postponed a decision on new regulations on elver fishing in maine.The Eel Management Board of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission decided to delay the vote until August to gather more information about baby glass eels.Options include keeping things as they are now, establishing quotas or shutting the fishery down.The proposed regulations are the result of a stock assessment concluding the american eel population is too depleted.


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