The bay scallop is a small but delicious relative of the sea scallop. These unusual shellfish grow to around four inches in diameter. Bay scallops are found in shallow areas of the Atlantic Coast from Cape Cod to Florida.
Jack Brooks and other leaders of Maryland's seafood industry have faced the same problem for more than a decade: a shortage of seasonal foreign workers to pick out the morsels of crab meat that wind up on dinner plates across the country.
Oysters are very easy to cook using a seafood steamer. Oysters are very easy to cook using a seafood steamer. For best results, do not overcook oysters. Serve hot with melted butter, vinegar and crackers.
NOAA recently announced its new aquaculture initiative. According to the agency, the plan is intended to help meet our country’s growing demand for seafood, while creating jobs and restoring healthy ecosystems.