Also know as: Surfclam, Hen clam, Bar clam, Sea clam
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.
U.S. wild-caught from Maine to North Carolina. The United States is the only source of Atlantic surfclams.
When cooked, the white meat is mild and sweet. Chewy
Surfclams provide low-fat, high-quality protein and are an excellent source of selenium and niacin.