east coast seafood group
Scallop Market Observations

Scallop Market Observations

- The 2018 harvest is foretasted for increased landings, with smaller sizes and significantly less 20/30’s.
- Expect an overall industry increase in landings of >15% for 2018.
- Plan on lower prices again this year.
- Sizes will be large with an abundance of U/10 & U/12 Scallops.
- More Scallops will come from the Northern Regions versus the Mid Atlantic for the first time in years.
- Scallops will be a value versus other seafood and other proteins.