Relative Distribution and Abundance of Sea scallop
in the Northwestern Atlantic
Derived from the NEFSC Summer Bottom Trawl Surveys
This shows relative Sea scallop stock weight and location. Yellow circles indicate scallop are present, larger circles indicate more scallop, plus sign (+) indicates sampled area where no scallop were found.
The information displayed here represents a timeseries collected consistently since 1979.
The Northeast's resource survey constitutes the world's longest and most comprehensive standardized measure of distribution and abundance trends in commercially harvested finfish.