Forever Fish

Clam
Ruditapes philippinarum

4cm

A clam is a type of bivalve mollusc with a shell made of two equal halves, connected by a hinge joint. The edible part of a clam lives inside the two halves of the shell. Clams are roughly oval in shape and grow on or buried just under the seabed.

Clam meat has a delicate flavour and soft texture. It’s also low in staurated fat and a rich source of iron and zinc.

While creditable eco-labels are not yet available for this species, we’re planning to work with the producers of our clams to go through a credible certification process.

Catch area

NORTH EAST ATLANTIC AND MEDITERRANEAN CLAM SEASONALITY INDICATOR
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    In full season

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    Sometimes available

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    Not in season

Fishing methods

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