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soft-shell clam

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  1. soft-shell clam, steamer, steamer clam, long-neck clamnoun

    a clam that is usually steamed in the shell

  2. soft-shell clam, steamer, steamer clam, long-neck clam, Mya arenarianoun

    an edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal regions of the United States and Europe

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  1. Soft-shell clam

    Soft-shell clams (American English) or sand gaper (British English/Europe), scientific name Mya arenaria, popularly called "steamers", "softshells", "piss clams", "Ipswich clams", or "Essex clams", are a species of edible saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusk in the family Myidae.

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  1. soft-shell clam

    A soft-shell clam is a type of invertebrate marine animal known for its thin and brittle shell. Also known as steamers, longnecks, or Ipswich clams, they typically burrow into the muddy sand of tidal regions. They are a popular cuisine item, known for their sweet and tender meat. Their species name is Mya Arenaria, native to the Atlantic and Pacific coasts.

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  1. Soft-shell clam

    Soft-shell clams or Sand gaper, scientific name Mya arenaria, popularly called "steamers", "softshells", "longnecks", "piss clams", "Ipswich clams", or "Essex clams" are a species of edible saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusk in the family Myidae. These clams live buried in the mud on tidal mudflats. They are well known as a food item on the coast of New England in the Western Atlantic Ocean, however the range extends much farther north to Canada and south to the Southern states. They are also found in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean, for example in the UK, as well as in the North Sea's Wadden Sea. This species has become an invasive on the Pacific Coast of North America, including Alaska, Canada and the continental USA. M. arenaria originated in the Pacific Ocean during the Miocene. It extended its range in the early Pliocene to the Atlantic, including European waters. The Pacific and European populations went extinct some time in the early Pleistocene, leaving only the Northwest Atlantic population, which subsequently spread via humans to its current distribution. It also occurs in the Mediterranean Sea.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soft-shell clam in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soft-shell clam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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