Nantucket Shellfishing Regs Modified

nantucket harborNANTUCKET – Shellfishing regulations on Nantucket are set to undergo a major overhaul.

According to the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror, the new proposal calls for residency regulations for commercial shellfishermen, as well those scuba-diving for shellfish.

The plan has been put together by a nine-member shellfish bylaw committee. It now goes before town council for review.

If the council okays the proposal, it would then be considered by selectmen.

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