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Marine bivalve molluscs, various species of the family Pectinidae; king scallop is Pecten maximus, queen scallop is Chamys (Aequipecten) opercularis, Atlantic scallop is Placopecten magellanicus. A 100‐g portion is a rich source of protein, niacin, and vitamin B12; a source of iron; supplies 70 kcal (290 kJ).

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