Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Bay scallop season

Bay scallop season

Divers and snorkelers must display a "divers-down" flag while in the water, and boat operators are required to steer clear of divers.


Image Credit: FWC



FWC Facts:
Saxitoxin, the compound that produces paralytic shellfish poisoning, was used in suicide pills for U.S. U-2 spy plane pilots in the Cold War in case of crash and potential capture.

Learn More at AskFWC