The cherry stone clam is native to the eastern shores of North America. There are specialist names for different sizes of this species of clam. The smallest clams are called countnecks, next size up are littlenecks, then topnecks. Above that are the cherry stones, and the largest are called quahogs or chowder clams. The shells have been shucked and cleaned in cold water.
||Cherry Stone Clam Shell
Genus and species: Mercenaria mercenaria. Wild.
This species is not endangered. The shells are a by-product of the food industry and come from sustainable fisheries.
A U.S. Fish & Wildlife export permit is required for all exports outside of the U.S.
Product of the USA