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clam

‘secretly’.
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He was ordered to make chowder out of the big clams that grew in the lagoon.
This relieved the monotony of her clams and mussels.
Have something yourself, Johnny," I said, with an air of having intended to say it all the time, but of having been a trifle remiss because of the interesting conversation I had been holding with Clam and Pat.
Pat, who had been shovelling coal all day, had gone home, and Clam had gone upon the Reindeer to cook supper.
Also, when you shuck the cooked clams, be sure to save the liquid from the shells and return it, along with the clams
Since the mid-19th century, giant clams have been exploited, particularly for food and the curio trade.
Discard any clams that are already open before cooking.
Read the special report on saving Pangasinan's giant clams here: PLAYGROUND OF GIANT CLAMS
Further complicating matters, Corbicula clams can create new offspring with other species of their kind or can be hermaphrodites and reproduce asexually, which makes it hard to completely understand a clam's lineage.
The shared governance model results in a shellfish ordinance that outlines methods communities may use to manage their clam stocks with two overarching rules: (1) all harvesting must be accomplished with handheld tools, and (2) no more than 10% of harvested clams may have a shell length (SL) less than 50.
With luck, after a full day of playing and searching in the water, both groups will have enough clams to bring home and host their very own clambake, chowderfest, or any other shellfish-inspired feast.
Clams help ease one risk of this life: debris breakdown that goes toxic.