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People start to board their boats to head out to look for scallops Saturday, August 13 during the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

PHOTO GALLERY: 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 |

People start to board their boats to head out to look for scallops Saturday, August 13 during the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

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Alison Albee and Tim Thurman look at their assigned area and their handheld GPS to figure out where they would be heading out Saturday, August 13 during the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 |

Alison Albee and Tim Thurman look at their assigned area and their handheld GPS to figure out where they would be heading out Saturday, August 13 during the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

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Courtney Hoblock, 15, Larry Hietbrink and Carole Hoblock

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 |

Courtney Hoblock, 15, Larry Hietbrink and Carole Hoblock

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A map of the bay was broken down into green hexagons and each boat and kayak was assigned to a specific location to look for scallops.

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 |

A map of the bay was broken down into green hexagons and each boat and kayak was assigned to a specific location to look for scallops.

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Ronda Ryan shows how to properly search for scallops Saturday, August 13 during the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 |

Ronda Ryan shows how to properly search for scallops Saturday, August 13 during the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

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Joshua Sanchez, 6, points at a scallop in a tank Saturday, August 13 during the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 |

Joshua Sanchez, 6, points at a scallop in a tank Saturday, August 13 during the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

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Sarah Stephenson of Florida Fish and Wildlife talks to the crowd about the importance of scallops while holding her daughter, Danielle, 4, Saturday, August 13 during the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 |

Sarah Stephenson of Florida Fish and Wildlife talks to the crowd about the importance of scallops while holding her daughter, Danielle, 4, Saturday, August 13 during the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

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Larry Stults speaks to the over 120 volunteers who came out Saturday, August 13 for the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 |

Larry Stults speaks to the over 120 volunteers who came out Saturday, August 13 for the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

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A kayaker makes their way out into the Bay to look for scallops Saturday, August 13 during the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 |

A kayaker makes their way out into the Bay to look for scallops Saturday, August 13 during the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

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Samantha Jones jumps into the water as her sister, Anna, hands off the rope and buoy Saturday, August 13 during the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 |

Samantha Jones jumps into the water as her sister, Anna, hands off the rope and buoy Saturday, August 13 during the 4th Annual Sarasota Bay Great Scallop Search.

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Anna Jones uses the white measuring pole to make sure she is checking the entire area she and her sister were assigned to cover.

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 |

Anna Jones uses the white measuring pole to make sure she is checking the entire area she and her sister were assigned to cover.

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