There are two species of hard clam
in Florida: the northern quahog (Mercenaria mercenaria) and the southern quahog (Mercenaria campechiensis).
Overexploitation is considered as the major factor for reduced catches of the carpet clam
but the recent establishment of the nonindigenous Manila clam
Ruditapes philippinarum (Adams & Reeve, 1850) may also pose a serious local threat for the grooved carpet clam
beds in the Sea of Marmara.
Investigations revealed no direct evidence that the razor clams
were being gathered for commercial purposes.
If you want a rustic version with a robust clam
flavor, you'll want to chop them.
Found in waters around Australia, Cocos Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vietnam, the giant southern clam
is mainly a filter feeder.
They are also known as the smooth giant clam
because their shell is quite flat in appearance and it is only when they begin to open that you see the beautiful colouration and markings of the mollusc inside.
Add the clam
flesh to the tomato sauce and stir well.
so: don't kill clams
, but it's OK to keep killing rats and
As the sun dips beyond the horizon, we stand on the beach--waders cinched and clam
guns in hand--with other impatient clammers, waiting for the tide to go out, studying the shifting patterns of sand as though they were tea leaves.
Guice has received a 2,300-dollars Louisiana Sea Grant Undergraduate Research Opportunities Grant to study the ability of the clam
to remove hydrocarbon pollutants from natural water.
Postmonorchis donacis uses the marine bivalve Donax gouldii, the bean clam
, as a second intermediate host, primarily for the metacercarial stage of the trematode.
This paper provides an overview of the black clam
fishery in Kerala including descriptions of the habitats, biology and ecology, demography of the fishing families, and the harvesting, processing, and marketing of the live clams
and also the shell deposits.
Red tides would often shut down clamming operations, such as in Kachemak Bay in the 1950s when a lucrative butter clam
cannery was closed.
In 2005 (the latest statistics available), Italy produced about 85,000 metric tonnes of the three major clam
species in the country (grooved carpet shell clams
, or Ruditapes decussates; Japanese carpet shell clams
, or Ruditapes philippinarum; and striped Venus clams
, or Chamelea gallina or Venus gallina).
Besides, we think that Mo's recipe, though delicious, could be better defined as a bacon and potato chowder with accents of clam