Bay Scallop Season 2015

The 2015 open harvest season for bay scallops along Florida’s Gulf coast is upon us, from June 27-September 24. So what do you really know about these tender little morsels, I mean, these hard-shelled critters? Bay scallops are colorful, active inhabitants of seagrass meadows. Like most marine organisms, they depend on clean water and healthy seagrass to survive. But did you know that they have multiple rows of tiny blue eyes? Have you ever seen a scallop swim through the water? Want to know how they do it? Learn more about bay scallops in Florida Seagrass Beds here.