Scallops Animal Pictures

Pectinidae

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Fully cooked, pan-seared scallops.

Fully cooked, pan-seared scallops
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Scallops are delicious when cooked properly. Searing too long will make them rubbery.

Scallop shell

Scallop shell
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The shell of the Scallop is symmetrical, consisting of two hinged pieces.

preparing scallops for cooking

preparing scallops for cooking
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Scallop meat

Scallop meat
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The meat of the scallops is actually the adductor muscle, which they use to open and close the shell.