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Surf Clam (Spisula Solidissma)
A large bivalve clam (growing up to about 15cm) found on the Atlantic seaboard of the U.S.A.
It"s unlikely to be found at your fishmongers, but if you do, they are too big to be eaten whole, and are best chopped and used in chowders or mixed with breadcrumbs and aromatic vegetables, returned to their shells - and baked.
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