News Summary December 6, 2018
Today's Main Story: NE Council Finalizes 2019-20 Scallop Plan, Landings Will Be 60 Million lbs or Higher
Today's lead item reports that the New England Fishery Management Council has finalized the scallop plan for 2019-20, the fishing year beginning on April 1. NMFS staff estimates that catches will be similar to this year, which are expected to be around 60 million lbs. However, the plan adds one additional closed area trip for each of the approximately 310 full time vessels in the fishery...
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