Sea Scallops: What Happens in 2018?

Sea Scallops: What Happens in 2018?

The 2018 scallop season begins in 2018, and the New England Fisheries Management Council is calling for landings of 60.1 millions pounds. If realized, this would be only the third time since 1950 landings have eclipsed 60m.

In the factbook below, we review the landings information over the decades, but also provide information on imports and exports to give a more holistic look into how this season may impact the overall scallop landscape in the US.