Another New Bedford Scallop Vessel Busted for Illegal Fishing in Closed Access Area
SEAFOODNEWS.COM By John Sackton - April 9, 2018
The F/V Ligia, a scalloper out of New Bedford, was busted on Sunday for illegally taking scallops from a closed access area.
The vessel is owned by Ligia Scalloping Company. Under NOAA regulations, a vessel participating in a closed area scallop fishery is limited to possession of 18,000 lbs of scallops, which is equivalent to one trip in a closed area.
The landing amount must be hailed prior to ...
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