This Rhode Island Sea Grant page features information regarding growth and development of a specific species (Mercenaria mencenaria) of Quahog, a hard-shell clam. The page begins with information about eggs and fertilization, takes readers through embryonic and larval stages, and concludes with a discussion on clam growth. Links direct users to related Sea Grant informational pages.
Subject: Biology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8) Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Ecology Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Freshwater, Biosphere:Microbiology, Ecology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine
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