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Scallops

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - SSMO Shetland inshore brown crab and scallop

Variety

Scallop, Giant

Pecten maximus

Method

Wild

Pots

Location

FAO Area 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
SSMO Shetland inshore brown crab and scallop

Summary

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)

Variety

Scallop, Peruvian

Argopecten purpuratus

Method

Farmed

All production methods

Location

Eco-Certification

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Certified Aquaculture. Click to learn more about how ASC Standards for Aquaculture were benchmarked to Ocean Wise.

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Ocean Wise Recommended

Ocean Wise

Eco-Certification:

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)

Variety

Scallop, Common Japanese

Patinopecten yessoensis

Method

Farmed

All production methods

Location

Eco-Certification

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)

Summary

Rationale: Ocean Wise recommends some, but not all Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Certified Aquaculture. Click to learn more about how ASC Standards for Aquaculture were benchmarked to Ocean Wise.

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Variety

Scallop, Bay

Argopecten irradians

Method

Wild

Dredges

Location

U.S. - New York, Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.64 / 5

Summary

Abundance: Low compared to historical levels.


Bycatch: Information is not available to determine bycatch levels incurred by this fishery.

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Variety

Scallop, Bay

Argopecten irradians

Method

Wild

Dredges

Location

U.S. - Massachusetts, Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.64 / 5

Summary

Abundance: Low compared to historical levels.


Bycatch: Information is not available to determine bycatch levels incurred by this fishery.

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