MACHIAS — Maine fishery regulators are shutting down two scallop fishing areas they say are in danger of becoming depleted.
The state is closing Pleasant Bay and Lower Englishman Bay. Both are in Washington County. State officials say continued scallop fishing in the two areas could “damage sublegal scallops that could be caught during subsequent fishing seasons.” The Pleasant Bay closure also includes the Harrington and Addison Rivers.
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