NOAA Closes Atlantic Sea Scallop Closed Access Area I
The Closed Area I Scallop Access Area was closed to all limited access general category (LAGC) individual fishing quota (IFQ) scallop vessels effective September 13, 2020 until March 31, 2021.
No scallop vessel under the aforementioned regulation may fish, possess or land scallops in or from Closed Area I Access Area. NOAA said that current rules state the area must be closed once the LAGC fleet has fished all of the 571 trips allocated to the area...
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