Pacific razor clam
(Aka Siliqua patula)

Pacific razor clams are a large, edible clam that is found on the Pacific Coast from Alaska to California.

It has an elongated oblong narrow shell, which ranges from 3 to 11 inches in length. The small ones are in California; they get larger as you head north.

Important: they can sometimes accumulate dangerous levels of domoic acid, a marine toxin.

Click here to check the shellfish harvesting status map to find out if it is currently safe to collect them on Savary.




Notes
1. Click here to watch a video that shows you how to catch them using salt.

2. Click here to view a brief set of instructions on how to clean and prepare razor clams for cooking.
Categories: shellfish fauna


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