queen scallop

Gimme Shell-ter: Abundance, age/size, structure and fecundity of Pecten maximus and Aequipecten opercularis inside and outside a temperate no take zone., Steadman D.

King and queen scallops were collected and measured inside and outside the Lamlash Bay NTZ. Inside the NTZ both species were older, larger and had a greater exploitable biomass, although there were no differences in abundance and no indication of faster growth in the NTZ.

2013 Steadman Abundance Population Structure Of Scallops Inside Outside A Temperate NTZ