Peconic Bay Scallop Season a Non-Starter for 3rd Year in a Row

November 18, 2021 Lisa Finn, Patch

Fans of Peconic Bay scallops, the mouthwatering morsels that have been a longstanding part of the North Fork tradition, were disappointed once again this year when the season once again turned out to be less-than-stellar, with few scallops available.

Peconic Bay Scallop Die-Off on Long Island Leads to Federal Disaster Declaration

July 13, 2021 J.D. ALLEN, WSHU

Federal regulators have declared a fishery disaster following a massive scallop die-off over the last two years in eastern Long Island.

‘They All Died’: Peconic Bay Scallop Harvesting Season Appears Lost

November 3, 2020 Mark Harrington, Newsday

Peconic Bay scallops, which endured a historic die-off last year, appear to have suffered an even worse fate this year as baymen say early trips show none are to be found, and researchers continue to study multiple potential causes.