Bay Scallop Mortality Driven by High Water Temperatures Leading to Price Rises in China
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Fish First] Translated by Amy Zhong April 4, 2017
Scallops are very popular in China, and are now entering the markets in Weihai in large quantities.
However, prices have risen 23.% over last year, due to a high incidence of mortality for bay scallops. Last summer water temperatures got high enough to cause large bay scallop mortality.
The lower volumes compared to last year have led to a price of about 8 yuan per kg, for scallops in the shell, which has caught the attention of consumers in Weihai...
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