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Prospects For Bay Scallops Dim After Another Hot, Deadly Summer

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Bay scallop season opens in Southampton Town waters this Monday, November 2, but scientists say that large numbers of the scallops died over the summer for the second year in a row.       EXPRESS FILE

Bay scallop season opens in Southampton Town waters this Monday, November 2, but scientists say that large numbers of the scallops died over the summer for the second year in a row. EXPRESS FILE

authorMichael Wright on Oct 28, 2020
The annual bay scallop harvest season will begin this Monday, November 2, in most New York State and Southampton Town bays — but scientists who have been monitoring scallop stocks... more

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