Maine Shrimp Season Cancelled (Updated)

The Bangor Daily News is reporting that regulators have cancelled the 2013-2014 Maine shrimp season.

Northeastern regulators shut down the Gulf of Maine shrimp fishery for the first time in 35 years Tuesday afternoon, worried by reports of what researchers called a fully “collapsed” stock that could be driven to near extinction with any 2014 catch.

Update: You’ll also want to read the article in Wednesday’s Press Herald.