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Publication #SGEF-235

Recreational Harvest of the Florida Bay Scallop: Hernando County1

Brittany Hall-Scharf2

A full-color map identifying access routes to the boat ramps and marinas in Hernando County, plus the latest information on scallops and scalloping, the recommended equipment you will want to bring, and a few tasty recipes for preparing Florida’s best summertime catch.

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This document is SGEF-235, one of a series of the Florida Sea Grant College Program, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date June 2017. Revised May 2018 and May 2019. Visit the EDIS website at for the currently supported version of this publication.


Brittany Hall-Scharf, UF/IFAS Extension Florida Sea Grant agent for Hernando County, Brooksville, FL 32604.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.