Our Participants Include the Vast Majority of Full-Time Atlantic Scallop Fishermen from Maine to North Carolina.
The Atlantic sea scallop fishery is the most valuable fishery in the United States.
The Atlantic sea scallop fishery is the most valuable fishery in the United States, estimated to be worth $440 million annually in ex vessel value. The fleet is primarily based in New Bedford, MA, thereby making the port of New Bedford the most valuable fishing port in the United States.
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Sea Scallop Camera-Based Survey Expanded on Georges Bank
NEFMC Meeting April 16-19, 2019 in Mystic, CT
Fishing Year 2019 Atlantic Sea Scallop Management Measures Go Into Effect April 1
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Winds of Change
Two fishermen traveled to the United Kingdom to learn how fisheries have adapted to wind farms. The Farms have impacted ecosystems and changed their way of life. Leases have already been awarded for wind farms off the East Coast of the United States. The economic impact on coastal communities could amount to billions of dollars.