Hard Shell Atlantic Clams
North Atlantic Harshell Clams are native to the easterns shores of North America, found in coves, bays and estuaries along the Atlantic Coast from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.
Hard-shell Clams are generally known by names based on their size: Littlenecks, Cherrystones, Topnecks and Chowders. Littlenecks are the smallest followed by Cherrystones. These are the most popular and are often served raw. Chowders are the largest and generally used for chowders, soups, stuffed clam