Three Sea Scallop Survey Systems Under Competitive Scientific Review
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Standard Times] By Steve Urbon - March 19, 2015 -
NEW BEDFORD, In the scallop science world, what's going on this week on the waterfront is a little like a battle of the bands: three competing methods of surveying scallops, pitted against each other in front of a panel of tough scientific judges.
Over the course of three days, fisheries and ocean scientists are making presentations of their methods and results, and they are being sharply questioned by the select group of international scientists chosen by NOAA Fisheries. The goal is to sort out the best parts or each and perhaps choose one method...
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