2019 Offshore Scallop Survey

A survey of scallop fishing grounds in federal waters from 3 to approximately 20 miles out from Massachusetts, including locations on southern and northern Stellwagen Bank, southern Jeffrey’s Ledge, and Ipswich Bay will take place from approximately May 26, 2019 to June 20, 2019. The survey is being carried out by the University of Maine in cooperation with the Maine Department of Marine Resources and the captain and crew of the F/V Clean Sweep.

Charts of tow locations and a list of latitude/longitudes for those tows are available below:

The vessel will be monitoring channels 16, 7, and 78. Please feel free to hail us during the course of the survey.