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State regulators close some waterways this scallop season

STATE WIDE (WGME) -- Maine is looking to shut down several waterways to scallop fishing this season.

State regulators say it's an attempted to rebuild the fishery.

Officials say they're considering a plan that would shut down some areas while one area would be open.

Twice a week during the December to April season, the Department of Marine Resources is warning fishermen that this coming season could be subject to an emergency closure.