Definition of queen scallop in English:

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queen scallop

noun

A small edible European scallop.
  • Chlamys opercularis, family Pectinidae
Example sentences
  • The Food Standards Agency have lifted the ban on queen scallop fishing in Scapa Flow.
  • It would result in the largest managed area in the UK and control oysters, mussels, cockles, clams, lobsters, squat, lobsters, queen scallops, crabs, whelks, razor fish and crawfish.
  • High levels of PSP toxins have also been detected in queen scallops and mussels scattered up the west coast.
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