There are only a handful of scallop farms in the United States, but most are in Maine.

Marsden Brewer kicked a 38-foot lobster boat into the middle of Penobscot Bay. Brewer and his son Bob pulled up a long net covered with algae and scooped scallops into a bucket of seawater. There, the bivalves moved much faster than I had imagined. Most go to Gliden Point Oyster Farm. The rest was about to be lunch. Brewer, a third-generation commercial fisherman, has witnessed the instability of the wild fisheries around him, witnessing fluctuations in the catch of red-spotted shrimp and the scarcity of cod, sea urchin and shrimp stocks that were once abundant. I witnessed. >click to read< 09:10

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