Atlantic Surfclam

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

Health Benefits

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

Nutrition Information