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quahog

Medtalk A derogatory regionalism for an obese, pregnant, unkempt, malodorous, socially/economically disadvantaged ♀. See Gomer.
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Description Or Purpose Of Procurement: The Division Is Seeking Bids From Commercial Dredge Boats For The Harvesting Of Contaminated Quahogs From The Southern Portion Of The Taunton River And Delivered To Nine Buzzard Bay Municipalities; Westport, Dartmouth, New Bedford, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, Marion, Wareham, Bourne And Gosnold (gosnold s Quahogs Will Delivered To Dartmouth For Pick Up).
ABSTRACT The potential of trace and minor elements within biominerals to track the larval dispersal of bivalves was investigated by examining elemental composition in early larval shell of the northern quahog (hard clam) Mercenaria mercenaria.
2) A minimum size for quahogs, 1 1/2 inches (38 mm) widest part, was set;
The average annual quota and harvests of surf clams and ocean quahogs increased slightly between 1980-84 and 1985-1989, and since 1989 they have remained relatively stable.
Larger sized quahogs are also referred to as chowder clams as they can be tough and work best when cut up and added to chowders and stuffing.
The Warren, Rhode Island-headquartered company has been harvesting, shucking, cleaning, chopping, stripping and freezing surf clams and quahogs for three generations.
Quahogs and surf clams are caught by hydraulic dredges that suck up large amounts of seabed.
76) The quota was initially divided only among vessel owners who reported landings of surf clams or ocean quahogs between January 1, 1979 and December 31, 1988.
and in September closed its Quahogs restaurant in Warwick, R.
My family will celebrate Thanksgiving semi-authentically with venison, wild turkey, oysters, quahogs, smoked bluefish and striper, boletus and chicken-of-the-woods mushrooms, and cranberries -- all foods we hunted, fished for, or gathered ourselves in the wilds of Massachusetts.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) advises the public that the harvesting of bivalve molluscs including oysters, clams, mussels, Bay scallops and quahogs for recreational or commercial purposes, is prohibited until further notice in areas of Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.
As we fill in the blanks between the larval and the adult stages of shellfish, my new friends at the yacht club can enjoy more clambakes with quahogs from the bay.