soft-shell clam

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Synonyms for soft-shell clam

an edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal regions of the United States and Europe

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Relative importance of predation and intraspecific competition in regulating growth and survival of juveniles of the soft-shell clam, Mya arenaria L.
Isolation of a viral agent causing hematopoietic neoplasia in the soft-shell clam, Mya arenaria.
A leukemia-like disease in soft-shell clams is a contagious cancer that spreads from clam to clam, a new study finds.
But again, neoplasia is implicated in the soft-shell clam crash, though apparently less so in the areas reserved for Barnstable's commercial shell-fishing.
Atlantic soft-shell clams or Ipswich clams are sold mostly in Southern California; they come in live (for steaming) and shucked and cleaned (for frying).
Our results therefore reveal an elevated cancer risk associated with soft-shell clam consumption in the area studied.
Prior studies by Fisher (2010) found that stomach contents in rays captured adjacent to commercial oyster grounds were dominated by soft-shell clams, mussels, and crabs, not available oysters.
Three species were examined in this study: hard clams (Mercenaria mercenaria), soft-shell clams (Mya arenaria), and bay scallops (Argopecten irradians).
The control of soft-shell clam (Mya arenaria) recruitment on intertidal sandflats by bedload sediment transport.
This species was historically the dominant natural prey of cownose rays in the Chesapeake Bay (Smith & Merriner 1985); however, natural disaster (Tropical Storm Agnes in 1972), disease, and overexploitation have led to the collapse of soft-shell clam stock in the estuary.
Biotic and abiotic factors influencing growth and survival in wild and cultured individuals of the soft-shell clam, Mya arenaria, in Maine.
The importance of cleansing in the calculation of condition index in the soft-shell clam, Mya arenaria (L.
A re-examination of the incidental fishing mortality of the traditional clam hack on the soft-shell clam, Mya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758.