Atlantic Surfclam

Also know as: Surfclam, Hen clam, Bar clam, Sea clam

 
 

Availability

Year-round.  Sold processed, rather than live, in fresh, frozen, and canned products such as breaded clam strips, minced clams, stuffed clams, chowders, and broth.

Source

U.S. wild-caught from Maine to North Carolina.  The United States is the only source of Atlantic surfclams.

Taste/Texture

When cooked, the white meat is mild and sweet. Chewy

Health Benefits

Surfclams provide low-fat, high-quality protein and are an excellent source of selenium and niacin.

Nutrition Information