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Maine shrimp season shortened, quota halved

emannths Nov 2, 2011 10:17 AM

Last year's quota was 4,000 metric tons (actual catch was 6,000+). This year, the quota will be 2,000 metric tons, with the season starting on January 2, 2012, a month later than last year.


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    DavidPalmer Nov 3, 2011 12:27 PM

    Damn. I love those little guys fried up. So tasty!

    1. justbeingpolite Nov 2, 2011 10:31 AM

      bummer. My daughter and I look forward to the shrimp season all year.

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      1. re: justbeingpolite
        hyde Nov 2, 2011 10:46 AM

        while agree, unfortunate, most likely the only way your daughters children will ever know what shrimp from the new england ocean actually taste like

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