Quahog Fact Sheet

Eleanor Ely, Rhode Island Sea Grant

This Rhode Island Sea Grant Fact Sheet describes quahogs, a type of shellfish, and their role in commercial fishery. It includes information about quahog physical description, habitat preference, and the rise of quahog harvests in Rhode Island. The Fact Sheet concludes with a section describing how to dig up your own quahogs, shuck (open) them, and eat them.

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Subject: Biology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Ecology