The word “clam” can be applied to freshwater mussels, and other freshwater bivalves, as well as marine bivalves. It is however quite widely used as part of the common names of bivalves, and also has significance in fisheries and cuisine. In October 2007 an Arctica islandica clam, caught off the coast of Iceland, was discovered […]
Long, slender burdock root.
The surf clam is a medium sized marine clam or bivalve mollusc. Up to 5 cm long, like many clams it is a sediment burrowing filter feeder. This species of clam is found at scattered locations around the British and Irish coasts.
Eye of scallop or shellfish valve muscles
A small fish from the yellowtail family.
Trout is the common name given to a number of species of freshwater fish.
Sweetened egg wrapped in dried seaweed.
The Scabbard fish are one of about 40 species of predatory fish in the family Trichiuridae (order Perciformes) found in seas throughout the world. Fish of this family are long, slender, and generally steely blue or silver in color, giving rise to their name. They have reduced or absent pelvic and caudal fins, giving them […]
Anguillidae is a family of fishes that contains many of the freshwater eels. There are 16 to 20 species in this family, all in genus Anguilla. They are catadromous, meaning they spend their lives in freshwater rivers and return to the ocean to spawn. The young eel larvae, called leptocephali, consume plankton close to shore. […]