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clam

there are a large number of clams; one which is cultivated commercially is venerupis japonica.
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East coast anglers generally prefer the southern clam for bait because the larger-sized clams provide more usable meat for the hook.
A similar extended spawning period between mid-April and October has been described for the carpet clam in the Bay of Biscay, and Galicia, Spain (Moscoso & Arnaiz 1998, Urritia et al.
She said it would therefore be illegal under Food Safety legislation to gather razor clams commercially for human consumption from this beach.
Add 31/2 cups warm clam broth and bring pot to a boil.
The southern giant clams, which can grow up to 60cms in length, were part of a large consignment which was intercepted and confiscated after they were illegally imported into the country.
A COLLECTION of giant clams which were seized by Customs officials has arrived at Blue Planet Aquarium.
If you haven't tried clams before, this is a great introduction.
The research is an outgrowth of the work that Phillip Voegel, assistant professor of chemistry, and one of his students Caitlyn Guice performed last summer when they analysed water samples from the lakes as well as the clams themselves to determine if they absorbed any oil.
gouldii, we hypothesize that (1) with size as a proxy for exposure time, the number of metacercariae per clam will increase with valve length, and (2) because female bivalves are often larger than conspecific males, parasites will be more numerous in female clams.
The spread of the African weed, Salvinia auriculata, and the water hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes, in several areas of the lake hampers the clam fishermen for nearly 2-3 months each year (Laxmilatha and Appukuttan, 2002).
Clam Gulch and Ninilchik, State recreation areas, are especially popular.