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Bay scallop season closes Sept. 11

News Release

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Media contact: Lee Schlesinger, 850-487-0554

The recreational harvest season for bay scallops closes on Sept. 11.  This harvest closure helps to protect and conserve Florida's bay scallop resources.

The harvest season for bay scallops will reopen next year on July 1 in designated areas along Florida's Gulf of Mexico coast.

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