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Quahog Shells

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The quahog (or quahaug) is native to the eastern shores of North America. There are specialist names for different sizes of this species of clam. The smallest clams are called countnecks, next size up are littlenecks, then topnecks. Above that are the cherry stones, and the largest are called quahogs or chowder clams. The shells have been shucked and cleaned in cold water. Each shell is approximately 4" to 4.5" long and 3" to 3.5" wide. One shell weighs 129 grams.

Order Code Description Price
R-1080-AS Quahog Shell US$3.00
R-1080-B1 Broken Quahog Shell:Slightly Chipped (lb) US$10.00 / lb.
R-1080-B2 Broken Quahog Shell:Large Pieces (lb) US$10.00 / lb.
R-1080-B3 Broken Quahog Shell:Small Pieces (lb) US$10.00 / lb.


Genus and species: Mercenaria mercenaria. Wild.

This species is not endangered.  The shells are a by-product of the food industry and come from sustainable fisheries.

A USFWS export permit is required for all exports outside of the U.S.

Product of the USA

Broken Quahog Shells

Slightly Chipped Quahog Shells

Order code: R-1080-B1

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Large Pieces of Broken Quahog Shells

Order code: R-1080-B2

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Small Pieces of Broken Quahog Shells

Order code: R-1080-B3

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This picture shows 1 pound of shell pieces.