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clam

there are a large number of clams; one which is cultivated commercially is venerupis japonica.
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A second objective of the study was to evaluate QPX disease pressure in clamming areas in the Peconic estuary.
Shellfish closures: Call (503) 986-4728 for beaches open to razor clamming.
I think I've got 10 so far, and this is not really a clamming beach.
From north to south, California's prime clamming grounds are found in Crescent City Harbor, in and around Eureka's Humboldt Bay, north of San Francisco in Bodega Bay and Tomales Bay and at Pismo Beach in San Luis Obispo County.
Hard clams are sturdy bivalves, suitable for culture, and the clamming industry has typically enjoyed exemption from industry wide disease issues, QPX being the first.
ABSTRACT Stock enhancement of the infaunal bivalve, Mya arenaria, is becoming an increasingly important strategy for fisheries managers and the clamming industry in eastern Canada and the New England states.