Pre-Shift Glossary

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Clams, Razor

Latin Name: Ensis arcuatus, Ensis directus

Tableside Information:

Common Names: Bamboo Clam, Jacknife Clam

The razor Clam is arguably the creamiest clam species.
Creamy, Sweet, Briney, Tender

Food Information:

THE FISHERY - Razor Clams are hand dug during specific tidal conditions. Harvested during a "Super" Moon and very low tides. This allows short exciting bursts of availability. New England's diggers run straight to the dock where pack live and ship overnight.

THE CLAM - Long Slender "Straight Razor" shaped with beautiful greens, browns, and cream colors throughout the shell. The fringe of the meat has a purple hue and the foot is an attractive cream color. The Razor Clam is perfect from Sashimi to Saute.
Sashimi, Saute, Roast, Stew

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Year Round

Range & Habitat:

North Atlantic & New England


New England Coast Line


New England Fleet

Harvest Method:

Hand Cultivated