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clam

there are a large number of clams; one which is cultivated commercially is venerupis japonica.
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Read the special report on saving Pangasinan's giant clams here: PLAYGROUND OF GIANT CLAMS
Further complicating matters, Corbicula clams can create new offspring with other species of their kind or can be hermaphrodites and reproduce asexually, which makes it hard to completely understand a clam's lineage.
Since the early 1960s, responsibility for managing intertidal softshell clam populations in Maine has been shared by coastal communities working collaboratively with shellfish biologists from the Maine Department of Marine Resources (MEDMR) (McClenachan et al.
Depending on the size and species of the clam creating them, these holes can vary from as small as the tip of a pencil to about the size of a penny.
Clams help ease one risk of this life: debris breakdown that goes toxic.
Wholesale dealers and retail stores prefer to sell the northern clam because it has a longer shelf life.
It was in 2009 that residents in Barangay Adecor in Kaputian District in IGACOS realized the important role that giant clams play in corals and other marine lives in the area and that the decline in their numbers would be fatal to the very sources of their livelihood.
Lepofsky's team is comparing clam garden productivity to that of modern aquaculture and assessing whether the shell-rich beaches of clam gardens help buffer against increasing ocean acidification.
As Morris proclaimed in the September 28, 1907 edition of the Grand Rapids Press, "the supply of clam shells seems inexhaustible," and orders rolled in faster tlian they could handle them.
Knowledge of the minimum salinity tolerance of commercially important bivalves, such as the yellow clam M.
CLAMS were thrown back into the sea amid concerns about commercial harvesting on a beach yesterday.