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Three Scallop Management Zones

Recognizing the scallop resource and fishery vary coast wide, flexibility has been provided for different regions to use various measures to achieve the common goal of rebuilding the resource by establishing three different scallop management Zones. There is no opt-in requirement for Zones, which retains the mobile aspect of the fleet.

Scallop Zones

Zone 1: New Hampshire to Penobscot Bay
Limited Access Areas
15 Gallon Daily Limit
70 Day Season

Zone 2: Penobscot Bay to Lubec
Rotational Management
15 Gallon Daily Limit
70 Day Season

Zone 3: Cobscook/St. Croix River
Limited Access Area
10 Gallon Daily Limit
50 Day Season

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