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Each flat was revisited every 2-4 wk during the experimental period to check on the status of the nets (i.e., whether ripped or torn; whether excess sedimentation was occurring; whether one or more edges had lifted), and to examine control plots for signs of commercial worming or clamming. From 27 to 29 October, two benthic cores (as described previously) were taken from each plot at each intertidal flat, the contents of each was washed through a 1-mm sieve, and samples were processed as described earlier.
So if you find yourself on Long Island's shores, try clamming. You'll get to experience the excitement of searching for buried treasure, and enjoy the taste of these dynamic creatures for yourself.
Pollution also took its toll, leading to a five-year moratorium on clamming beginning in January 1944.
Red tides would often shut down clamming operations, such as in Kachemak Bay in the 1950s when a lucrative butter clam cannery was closed.
Fishermen Not Clamming Up; Scallops Bring in More Bucks
Every summer, one can count on seeing a tourist who is taken with the idea of clamming for his or her evening meal.
When ITQs were introduced, 180-odd quota recipients, designated by Q-numbers, suddenly had clamming rights worth $84 million.
Based on existing screen models, Simplicity fabricated a new clamming screen primarily by adding inverted, stainless-steel angles.
ABSTRACT ACT A field experiment was conducted to compare the performance of different hard clam (Mercenaria mereenaria) strains in local clamming waters of New York state.
We thank Alejandro Gonzalez Cruz and Rodolfo Morales for their help as guides in tours of clamming areas and for providing information, Victor Rivera Roman for providing photographs, Victor G.