bay scallop

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Synonyms for bay scallop

muscle of small choice shallow-water scallops

a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America

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It's disappointing we won't be able to offer fresh Nantucket Bay Scallops in the restaurant this year, but protecting the resource over time is more important.
These results are consistent with Butcher's (1930) suggestion that bay scallops lose the potential for eye formation gradually as they become larger.
Regardless of the methods used to restore scallop populations in Florida, the species remains imperiled in the face of continued human population growth and concomitant loss of suitable bay scallop habitat.
After the fall migration of rays in 2002 and 2003, formerly dense bay scallop populations virtually disappeared from patches without stockades.
Although, in North Carolina, the bay scallop fishery management plan requires that the scallop season be opened after fall spawning is completed (Peterson, 1990); it fails to consider how methods of harvest may indirectly effect spawning stock biomass in years to come.
Seasons 52 works with The Nantucket Bay Scallop Trading Company, a fourth generation family of local fishermen and an artisanal sustainable fishery, who can only harvest the scallops on weekdays when the air is above 28 degrees by 10 a.
Predation attack success and attraction to the bay scallop Argopecten irradians by the oyster drill Urosalpinx cinerea.
Since there is no fishery on the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, this paper will focus on what is known about past and present bay scallop distribution and abundance in the northwestern Gulf (primarily Texas, Fig.
That has diminished the eelgrass, an essential habitat where bay scallop larvae settle to grow to adulthood.
The selection of eight toppings includes a delicious bay scallop version with fennel, saffron, and aioli, and we're crazy about the slow-roasted pork shoulder with wild mushrooms and truffle oil.
Preceding these were a neat arrangement of whitefish ceviche perched on mashed avocado ($8) and a sort of bay scallop sashimi creation surprisingly accompanied by sliced banana and pomegranate seeds ($8).
Florida's recreational bay scallop season lasts until Sept.
ABSTRACT The growth characteristics and morphological features of the Atlantic bay scallop (Argopecten irradians irradians Lamarck), Chilean scallop (Argopecten purpuratus Lamarck), F1 hybrids of these species, and the offspring produced via 2 cycles of backcrossing between hybrid populations and the Atlantic bay scallop were examined to determine the feasibility of broadening the genetic basis of the bay scallop.
uk FEBRUARY 12-20: Rye in East Sussex is hosting the Rye Bay Scallop Week with scallop-themed meals, culminating in the "what a load of scallops" race.
It helps to minimize erosion by absorbing wave energy and serves as food or a nursery for many types of worms, finfish, and shellfish, in particular, the Bay scallop.