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quahog:

see clamclam,
common name for certain bivalve mollusks, especially for marine species that live buried in mud or sand and have valves (the two pieces of the shell) of equal size.
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The ocean quahog stock is considered to be relatively unproductive.
The seafloor is comprised of mud, sand and coarse mixed sediment providing habitat for bivalves such as clams, cockles, ocean quahog and native oysters, as well as various species of worms and sea urchin.
The pompano's penchant for clam meat seems to amplify when presented with the tender quahog meat.
Doppelgangers from both Quahog and Springfield are seen together, side by side, although very brieflythat scene where they sit together in the courtroom should have been mined for more jokes.
The white whelk shell is a symbol of power and peace and all the good things, and the purple or black quahog clam shell is just the opposite.
The Hiawatha Belt, which records the formation of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, is a purple and white belt made from deer sinew and beads cut from the shells of quahog clams.
Wellesley, MA: Babson Survey Research Group and Quahog Research Group.
She had a lovely time at the shore, where she bought earrings made of quahog, sea glass, and hammered silver.
To cut a long story short, my colleagues and I have found a species (the ocean quahog, whose shell is common around the coasts of West and North Wales) which can be used in this way.
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.
Similarly, the longest-lived animal, the quahog clam Arc-tica islandica, is found in Arctic waters (Strahl et al.
The show is set at the Griffin homestead in Quahog, R.