Clam, Hardshell (see also ‘Quahaug’)

Clam, Hardshell (see also ‘Quahaug’)

Overview

Latin Name: Mercenaria mercenaria or Artica islandica

Also known as Northern quahog, hard clam, cherrystone, littleneck. Meat is contained in large, heavy shell ranging in color from brown to gray and white.