surf clam


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surf clam

n.
Any of various usually large edible clams of the family Mactridae, commonly living in the surf of coastal waters.

surf′ clam`


n.
any of several large clams of the family Mactridae, inhabiting the zone of breaking surf.
[1880–90, Amer.]
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Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced that a new license for Arctic Surf Clam will be issued to the Five Nations Clam Company.
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Tom, who works for Sodexo Prestige, used all the metal saucepans in the 90 minutes it took to conjure up a three-course feast which included a hake and pickled surf clam starter, pork with apple fondant and parsnip puree main course and chocolate tart dessert.
Catch Share program was implemented in 1990 in the Mid-Atlantic Surf Clam and Ocean Quahog Fishery, but now over a dozen are in effect across the country and several more are under consideration.
According to the nonprofit organization Food and Water Watch, "The surf clam and ocean quahog fishery in the mid-Atlantic became so consolidated that one firm controlled 27 percent of the available quota.
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As the final design of the web portal was being developed, Bill and his students were starting to study the cytoskeletal events underlying the eccentric meiosis in the egg of the surf clam Spisula solidissima.
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To accurately characterize the direction and scale of productivity change, I examined the landmark adoptions of ITQs for two species of clam: the mid-Atlantic surf clam and the ocean quahog.
The surf clam research conducted by Samuel was for the purpose of collecting the gonads from the females.
Furthermore, it operates an offshore Arctic surf clam harvesting/processing vessel, which lands its catch at the Clearwater plant in Grand Bank, Newfoundland.