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Harvesting RI: Commercial Fisheries
 
Sustainable Seafood in the Ocean State

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RI Species Highlight

Quahog

Quahog

Mercenaria mercenaria

AKA: Hard clam, Quahog, Round clam, Chowder clam

SEASONALITY: Year-round

TASTE: Flavorful, salty

COLOR: Pinkish

TEXTURE: Firm

NUTRITION: Low fat, selenium, zinc, iron, magnesium, B vitamins

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