Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Bay Scallop Restoration

Learn about scallop restoration efforts led by FWRI scientists and how you can help!



Current Restoration Project

FWRI scientists are working on a 10 year project to restore scallops in the Florida Panhandle and evaluate scallop harvest.

Past Restoration Projects

FWRI scientists have been working to restore scallops along Florida’s west coast since 1997.  Learn about some of these projects.

Become a Scallop-Sitter and Help Restore Scallops in the Florida Panhandle

FWC biologists would like your help in their scallop restoration efforts.



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