News Summary April 9, 2018
Today's Main Story: Another New Bedford Scallop Vessel Busted for Illegal Fishing in Closed Access Area
Today's lead item is a report that the F/V Ligia, a scalloper out of New Bedford, was busted on Sunday for illegally taking scallops from a closed access area. The vessel is owned by Ligia Scalloping Company. Under NOAA regulations, a vessel participating in a closed area scallop fishery is limited to possession of 18,000 lbs of scallops, which is equivalent to one trip in a closed area ...
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