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Sea Scallops at the Market

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Sea Scallops at the Market

Picture by: NOAA Fisheries Service Picture taken on: June 29th, 2008

During the 1990s, efforts to rebuild depleted Atlantic sea scallop populations led to their full recovery by 2001. The Atlantic sea scallop fishery is now not only one of America’s most valuable, but also the most valuable wild scallop fishery in the world.

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