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razor clam

n.
Any of various clams of the family Solenidae, characteristically having long narrow shells, many of which are edible.

ra′zor clam`


n.
any narrow, elongated bivalve mollusk of the family Solenidae, having a shell with razor-sharp edges.
[1880–85, Amer.]
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Noun1.razor clam - marine clam having a long narrow curved thin shellrazor clam - marine clam having a long narrow curved thin shell
clam - burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness
Ensis, genus Ensis - razor clams
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Mukhtiar Ahmed Mahar handed over the Vice Chancellor booklets comprising research studies on review of Sindh Coastal Development Authority Act 1994 and Sindh Coastal Development Plan, razor clam fishery and socio-economic conditions of fishing community in coastal areas of Sindh Pakistan for accreditation of M.Sc certification, education and research on coastal fisheries management in Sindh Pakistan.
Mukhtiar Ahmed Mahar Director of the Centre for coastal and Deltaic Studies handover the booklets copies of Research studies on (i)review of Sindh Coastal Development Authority Act 1994 and Sindh Coastal Development Plan, (ii) razor clam fishery and socio-economic conditions of fishing community in coastal areas of Sindh Pakistan for accreditation of M.Sc certification, (iii) education and Research on coastal fisheries management in Sindh Pakistan.
According to World Wildlife Fund Technical Director Moazzam Ali Khan, cigarette-shaped oyster specie called razor clam, locally known as Marori, is found in large numbers on the coasts of Sindh and Balochistan.
Going beyond smoked salmon and crab chowder, in the pages of his "Fresh Alaska Cookbook", Kinneen introduces us to Arctic Polenta and Razor Clam Fritters with Smoked Mustard Aioli.
Among the 20-plus luxury experiences offered is a chance to ride camels to the Great Pyramids of Giza, going razor clam picking plus oyster and champagne tasting in a traditional wooden fishing boat in the Algarve, and enjoying a Michelin-starred seven-course meal specially created at the Chef's Table in the Gordon Ramsay au Trianon restaurant with a bottle of bubbly at the Waldorf Astoria Trianon Palace Versailles (from [euro]1,200 for up to six).
The razor clam Solen gordonis (Yokoyama, 1920) is a suspensionfeeding infaunal bivalve with a maximum shell length (SL) of 110 mm, inhabiting sandy bottoms (5- to 20-m water depths) along the coastlines of western Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan (Kawahara & Minagawa 1970, Chung et al.
Razor Clam a Small scale Fishery Business: A Product of Export Quality Sea food occurring in creeks of Sindh and Balochistan Coasts Prof.
Berger, an arts critic, writer, and visual artist who has worked at a botanical garden, details the history and background of the Pacific razor clam (Siliqua patula).
What is certain is that James and his team have won legions of fans by creating such signatures as a "razor clam, brown shrimps, dandelion and celeriac" dish and putting a spin on a simple-sounding Vallum Farm salad.
The technology provides a small, compact, reversible and automated solution, and works by mimicking the digging kinematics of the Atlantic razor clam, which uses motions of its shell to locally fluidize the soil.
Marine Scotland are studying the impact electro-fishing has on razor clam stocks and the wider ecosystem around the Scottish coast.
Another organism of interest to Hosoi is the razor clam, which has an amazing ability to dig and wedge itself; it can burrow up to 30 inches in the sand.