New Bedford top port again thanks to scallops

New Bedford was the  in 2013, landing $379 million worth of seafood, according to a new report. The finding by Icelandic Bank Research marks the 15th consecutive year the city has been the nation’s most prosperous port, even as the total volume of fish harvested statewide has declined. Local fishermen and officials say the reason for New Bedford’s success is due largely to scallops, the state’s most valuable species. Read the rest here 15:19

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