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Delaware’s 2017 Horseshoe Crab Commercial Fishery to Close June 22

June 22, 2017

Delaware: DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that Delaware’s 2017 commercial harvest quota of 162,136 male horseshoe crabs has been met, and that the horseshoe crab fishery will close at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, June 22 in accordance with Delaware law and regulations. The fishery will remain closed the rest of the year. download the pdf.