Georges Bank Flounder Survey Good News for Scallopers

Yellowtail Flounder, photo Nefsc.NOAA.gov/
Yellowtail Flounder, photo Nefsc.NOAA.gov

SouthCoastToday.com: Tentative results from the second experimental yellowtail flounder survey strongly suggest that the fish are far more plentiful than most scientists believe.

Dr. Kevin Stokesbury of the UMass School for Marine Science and Technology said that the eight trawls counted so far from the trip indicate plentiful yellowtail on Georges Bank, which is something that scallopers have contended for years.

Read more about the recent yellowtail flounder survey on Georges Bank.

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