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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 visit to BCJ on 4 August revealed that clamming had occurred in all five control plots, and a clammer was observed digging in one of the plots on that date.
Before heading to the beach to try clamming, be sure to familiarize yourself with state and local laws and regulations pertaining to the area.
Many coastal community residents consider clamming and setting out pots for crab and shrimp part of their seasonal routines and keep gear handy.
Clamming in all Oregon bays and the harvest of mussels from rocky beaches are being allowed.
Clamming regulations require that a surf clam measure at least 5 inches edge-to-edge to be kept.
Popular clamming spots include the north beach at Newport, Agate beach north of Newport, and Clatsop Beach near Astoria.
ABSTRACT ACT A field experiment was conducted to compare the performance of different hard clam (Mercenaria mereenaria) strains in local clamming waters of New York state.
We thank Alejandro Gonzalez Cruz and Rodolfo Morales for their help as guides in tours of clamming areas and for providing information, Victor Rivera Roman for providing photographs, Victor G.