Diet: Omnivore: Phytoplankton, bits of ocean waste
Average lifespan: 20 years
Average size: 6–10 in.
Average weight: Unknown
Did You Know?
Many animals, including sponges, sea anemones, and barnacles, make their home on the shells of rock scallops. These parasites can either be beneficial or harmful; some help to protect scallops from predators, while others damage scallops' shells by boring holes into them.