The American Scallop Association (ASA) is the definitive voice of the Atlantic sea scallop fishery.

“For over 20 years, the ASA’s members have worked tirelessly to improve successful fishery management practices. As a result, the US Atlantic sea scallop fishery is the most successful, sustainable, wild-caught scallop fishery in the world – the gold standard against which all other fisheries are measured.” – John Whiteside

The ASA Story

The ASA was founded in 1992 to foster a better public understanding of the importance of the scallop industry and to represent and promote the interests of the domestic, U.S. wild-caught, Atlantic sea scallop industry. 

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North American sea scallops are prized by chefs around the world for their luxurious, delicate meat and generous size. Perfect for appetizers or seafood medleys, bay scallops are bite sized, tender, and sweet. Try our recipe recommendations.

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The members of the ASA are committed to the sound management and long term health of fishery resources and protection of the marine environment upon which those resources depend.

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American Scallop Association Delivers Letter to Wilbur Ross, Participates in NOAA Fish Fry

June 11, 2018 — WASHINGTON — The following was released by the American Scallop Association:

American Scallop Association (ASA) leadership traveled to Washington last Wednesday to participate in the 43rd Annual NOAA Fish Fry. In Washington, they hand-delivered a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross regarding current issues facing the American scallop industry. Learn More…