Atlantic Sea Scallops
Atlantic Sea Scallops

Connecticut has a significant commercial fishing industry. The state’s fishermen harvest fish and other seafood in Long Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean.

Connecticut seafood landings include sea scallops, silver hake, squid, flounder, butterfish, American lobsters, scup, monkfish, and other species.

Connecticut’s most valuable fisheries are sea scallops, squid, lobster, and finfish, especially skates, summer flounder, hake, scup, and monkfish.

New London and Stonington are important ports for landings.

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