littleneck clam

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Related to littleneck clam: Mercenaria, quahaug, Hard clam, Northern quahog
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Noun1.littleneck clam - a quahog when young and small; usually eaten raw; an important food popular in New York
hard-shell clam, quahaug, quahog, round clam - Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes
2.littleneck clam - a young quahog
Mercenaria mercenaria, hard clam, Venus mercenaria, hard-shell clam, quahaug, quahog, round clam - an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians
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The study of relationship between burrowing behavior and energy consuming process of Japanese littleneck clam (Ruditapes philippinarum) at the stormy conditions in winter.
Study on the effects of physical and chemical environmental factors on the Japanese littleneck clam Ruditapes philippinarum.
She knows the difference between the cockle clam (clinocardium nuttalli) and the littleneck clam (venerupis staminea).
3 (32) Fat gaper clam Tresus capax 100 (2) Pacific littleneck clam Protothaca staminea 7.
Dispersal of Japanese littleneck clam Ruditapes philippinarum (Adams and Reeve) in relation to changes of bottom level due to wave action on Banzu tidal flats, Tokyo Bay.
Through drilling activities, very clear evidence of the predation of these species is left in intertidal habitats, most commonly on the Pacific littleneck clam (Protothaca staminea), the butter clam (Saxidomus gigantea), and the Pacific horse clam (Tresus nuttallii).
Bivalve taphonomy: testing the effect of life habits on the shell condition of the littleneck clam Protothaca (Protothaca) staminea (Mollusca: Bivalvia).
Bivalve taphonomy: testing the effect of live habit on shell condition of the littleneck clam Protothaca staminea.
Then come clam broth, lots of cream and mounds of littleneck clams, seasoned with a bit of garlic, thyme and basil.
Her approach to seafood is seasonal, for example, steamed littleneck clams in the summer match with corn and basil, and in fall or winter she switches to chorizo, white beans and kale to make a heartier clam dish.
Side accompaniments include diced fava beans and thinly-sliced raw and dressed surf clams; sheeted and rolled green daikon, raw and pickled, served with littleneck clams and fennel fronds; marinated clams with clam gel, clam mayo, and clam croutons garnished with herbs and flowers, and a Parker House Roll.