Bringing Back Virginia Scallops

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAVirginia was once a big producer of bay scallops, but around 1930 a disease hit the sea grass beds that were home to those shellfish, and in 1933, two big storms wiped them out.  Today, scientists report early success in bringing the grass beds back – and with them, the scallops as Sandy Hausman reports.

 

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