Maine Scallops Continue Downward Trend After Years of Growth

Maine’s prized scallop fleet caught fewer of the shellfish for the second year in a row despite nationwide trends toward increased catch.

Mainers Might Have to Shell Out For Scallops in 2020

December 18, 2019 Associated Press

Federal regulators say the good times of large shellfish hauls for the scallop fishing industry are likely to continue into next year.

Maine Proposes to Keep Scallop Season Mostly Status Quo

September 16, 2019 Associated Press

Maine is considering a scallop fishing season that would allow fishermen to harvest levels of the shellfish similar to last year.

Maine Shelled out Fewer Prized Scallops in 2018

Maine’s scallop harvest declined by about a third in 2018, marking the first time in several years that the valuable fishery took a step back.

Maine Shutting Down Productive Scallop Ground for Season

January 31, 2019 Associated Press

Maine fishing regulators are shutting down some of the most fertile scallop fishing grounds in the state to help keep the shellfish’s population healthy.