Seafood Directory

Perishable Pundit
  Home | About | Archives | Sponsorship | Contact Us | Submit / Suggest
  Seafood rss  
   Massachusetts Flounder Fishery Shut Down For Rest Of Year
by Associated Press
Posted: Friday, August 17, 2018 at 3:18PM EDT

BOSTON - Federal regulators are shutting down the fishery for a popular food fish in Massachusetts because of concerns about exceeding quota.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says vessels are prohibited from bringing summer flounder to the docks in Massachusetts for the remainder of the fishing year. The closure went into effect on Tuesday.

The NOAA says the closure is needed because Massachusetts fishermen had caught 85 percent of their quota by Aug. 4 and were projected to reach their limit by Tuesday.

To read the rest of the story, please go to: Associated Press

print article
Print Article
send article
Send Article
Share Article
Share Article

Bakery Dairy Deli Floral  Meat & Poultry Produce Seafood Retail & Foodsvc
 Walker shortbread  Seafood 1 on 1  Magic Seasonings Seafood Magic    Salads-of-the-Sea  

mail to friend

Got News? Send your latest press releases and announcements to