What are clams?

Some articles on clam, clams:

Lawrence Woodman
... who legend has it invented the Ipswich fried clam ... He opened Woodman's of Essex, first as a clam shack, with his wife Bessie on Main Street in Essex, Massachusetts and sold freshly dug steamer clams as well as ice cream and ... Legend has it that Woodman invented fried clams on July 3, 1916 ...
Clams Casino - History
... According to legend, the recipe for clams casino was originally developed in 1917 in the Little Casino in Narragansett, Rhode Island, by a maître d'hôtel for a woman of means wanting something ... States, including New Orleans, where oysters are substituted for clams ... Clams casino remains a very popular dish in Rhode Island, "appearing on almost every menu" ...
CLa MS - CLaMS Data Sets
... For CLaMS, the following meteorological data sets have been used European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), Predictions, Analyses, ERA-15, ERA-40 United Kingdom Met Office (UKMO) European Centre ...
Mulinia Coloradoensis - Conservation History
... It constituted 80-90% of the clams throughout the delta and was so abundant that heaps of the shells formed ridges that stretched for miles ... The density of clams has been reduced from 25 to 50 per square meter to three per square meter ... The clam has been largely replaced by several thicker-shelled species of Venus clam (Chione spp.) ...
Chebeague Island, Maine - Wildlife and Nature - Clamming, Red Tide, and Poaching
... The many inlet coves around the island are home to abundant clam beds ... a living for decades harvesting steamers, hen clams, and razor clams from the muddy, clay-rich soil ... People who eat clams that are affected by the red tide (even steamed ones) can become violently ill the algae can be fatal ...