The scallop is one of the largest edible mollusks and is considered a delicacy by many gourmands. To meet demand for the scallop, the fishing industry cultivates these shellfish in coastal aquafarms.
In a new analysis, behavioral ecologists at Bielefeld University in Germany have confirmed that cultivated scallops developed their own genetic structure that differs from that of natural scallops. The biologists studied a total of nine populations of scallops (Pecten maximus) al
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