Nantucket’s commercial scalloping fleet will end the 2022-23 season today with just over 6,100 bushels of bay scallops landed, nearly doubling last year’s harvest.

The rebound in the number of bushels from last season's near-record low was a welcome sign, according to fishermen and the Nantucket Shellfish Association, but it was tempered by lower prices paid to scallopers and volatility in the wholesale market.

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