King Scallops

Pembrokeshire king scallops are available at various farmers markets across south west wales

Pecten maximus, common names the great scallop, king scallop, St James shell or escallop, is a northeast Atlantic species of scallop.

Scallop is a common name that is primarily applied to any one of numerous species of saltwater clams or marine bivalve mollusks in the taxonomic family Pectinidae, the scallops.

Scallops are a cosmopolitan family of bivalves which are found in all of the world’s oceans, although never in freshwater. They are one of very few groups of bivalves to be primarily “free-living”, with many species capable of rapidly swimming short distances and even of migrating some distance across the ocean floor.


Nutrition Information
Scallops are a low fat seafood choice that is a good source of protein and some minerals and vitamins. Based on an average serving size of 3.5 ounces (100 grams), a serving of scallops can include 4 to 5 large scallop meats, 9 to 12 medium scallop meats and 15-20 or more small scallop meats.

Pembrokeshire Scallops Nutritional Information

Our king scallops are available in two size, medium and large.
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