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Publication #SGEF-253

Recreational Harvesting of the Florida Bay Scallop: Pasco County1

Savanna Barry2

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This publication includes a full-color map identifying access routes to the boat ramps and marinas in Pasco 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-253, one of a series of the Florida Sea Grant College Program, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date May 2018. Revised May 2019. Visit the EDIS website at for the currently supported version of this publication.


Savanna Barry, UF/IFAS Extension Florida Sea Grant Agent, Nature Coast Biological Station; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

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.