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Definition of hard clam in English:

noun

Another term for quahog.
Example sentences
  • Mussels, whether in natural or commercial populations, may therefore endure greater predation pressure by H. sanguineus than would hard clams.
  • The hard clam is a commercially important bivalve along the Atlantic coast of North America and its ecology has been studied intensively.
  • In the present study site, however, the average ambient density of hard clams was higher in the sand flat than the seagrass bed, the oyster rock and the mud flat.

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