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About Sea Scallops

The animations on this page describe the distribution and landings of sea scallops. Watch them to see how landings and distribution change over time.

Sea Scallop Landings, 1996-2015

This map displays the landed pounds of sea scallops by area, from 1996 to 2015 in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. It is a measure of the density of landings.

Sea scallop distribution, Gulf of Maine to Cape Hatteras: 1968-2014

Sea scallop fall distribution, 1968-2014

Sea scallop spring distribution, 1968-2014

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