An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

Look for:  
Search results for:   QUAHOG       1 term was found.

Term Definition

QUAHOG   The "hard shell clam" Mercenaria mercenaria. Pronounced: KO-hawg. The young clams are called LITTLENECK clams and the older (but not fully mature and huge) are called CHERRYSTONE clams.

Copyright ©Paul S. Mikkelsen, All Rights Reserved Return to Home Page  |  Return to Top Over 1700 Terms in the Glossary!