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2013 Commercial Fishing Value Increases by More Than $2 Million
Maine Department of Marine Resources

Emergency Closure of Cobscook Bay
February 8, 2014
Maine Department of Marine Resources

The Quoddy Tides
scallop editorial:
Revisiting Scallop Management

Cobscook Scallop Fishery: Moving Beyond "Boom and Bust"

Cobscook Bay is home to the last good scallop grounds in the State of Maine because local fishermen have worked hard to protect them. Click here to view a presentation about the Cobscook Bay scallop fishery.

Click here to view maps of State of Maine scallop conservation closures and scallop fishing regions.


Cobscook fishermen are again hard at work on developing ideas for better management of the scallop fishery. The following links are to minutes from recent meetings about the scallop fishery: