Freshly harvested clams.

Green Clams from Florida’s Nature Coast

by Kevin Folta

Cedar Key Littleneck Clams (Mercenaria mercenaria) are no different genetically from other Northern Hard Clams. Their claim to fame comes from the warm nurturing waters where they are raised. These particular clams are recognized for their firm texture, sweet-salty flavor, high protein, and low fat. They are high in vitamins, minerals, and omega-3-fatty acids. They…

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