Scallop Fishing Year 2017

Analysis and Program Support Division

Scallop News

Closed Area II Re-opened (LA only) November 15, 2017

Elephant Trunk Flex Re-opened (LA only) October 1, 2017

Elephant Trunk Flex Closed July 1 - September 30, 2017

Closed Area II Closed: August 15 - November 15, 2017

Elephant Trunk Flex Area Closed (LAGC): June 12, 2017

Nantucket Lightship Area Closed (LAGC): May 30, 2017

Northern Gulf of Maine Closed: March 23, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Access Area Opened March 23, 2017

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Atlantic Sea Scallop (Placopecten magellanicus)
(Credit: Peter Christopher, NOAA)