Long Island Scallops Have Strong Numbers


Scientists surveying the bottom of [Long Island] bays say that there are no signs of a broad die-off of scallops this summer, as there was in 2012 — and that prospects for a good scallop harvest this fall are high.

While scientists said there was some scallop mortality this year, the numbers they’ve seen on dives have looked good.

Read more about the Long Island scallop population.