The map shows the distribution of great scallop. Latin name: Pecten maximus Family: Pectinidae Common along the coasts of the north-eastern Atlantic Ocean from the Iberian peninsula in the south to Vestfjorden in the north. Found on sandy bottom from just below the intertidal zone and down to depths of more than 100 m. In Norwegian waters they are most common at depths of 5-30 m in the counties of Sør-Trøndelag, Nord-Trøndelag and Nordland. Habitat: lives in recesses in seabed sediments, partially covered by sediment. Spawning area and season: Spawns during the summer.