ANALYSIS: Net Supply of Scallops Retreating Since 2018
With a combined approach of effort limitation and rotating harvest areas, the Atlantic sea scallop is one of the most valuable fisheries in the United States and is the most valuable wild scallop fishery in the world. It is managed by the New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) in cooperation with the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council under the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fisheries Management Plan, which maximizes scallop yields while protecting beds of young scallops.
Looking at the total net supply of scallops for 2020...
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