Mar 1, 2012

Maine Legislature considers elver fishery and shrimp dealers

Shrimp & Elver Salad
On March 1st the Maine Legislature's Marine Resources Committee, Led by Committee chair Lois Snow-Mello,  with DMR Commissioner Pat Keliher, held  a worksession on  LD 1765  An Act To Sustain the Elver Fishery, (Elvers are baby eels, entering freshwater for the first time).

The Committee also discussed what to do about shrimp dealers who misreport the catch Fines? Suspensions?

* Listen to the 15 minute committee discussion of the elver fishery bill

*Listen to the  6 minute discussion on whether sanctions  should be imposed on shrimp dealers who don't report honestly

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