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Sea Scallops Ready for Processing

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The U.S. sea scallop fishery is extremely important to our economy and is the largest wild scallop fishery in the world. In 2009, U.S. fishermen harvested 58 million pounds of sea scallop worth more than $382 million. Massachusetts and New Jersey are responsible for the majority of the U.S. harvest.

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