clam-flat

clam-flat

(klăm′flăt′)
n. New England
A level stretch of soft tidal mud where clams burrow.
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A few confided they're not going back to the clam-flats this season.
Enhancement of softshell clam-flats is performed in New England using wild or hatchery-reared seed but only anecdotal information is available (Beal 2005, Calderon et al.