Shellfish

Shellfish

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Shellfish

LOBSTER:

Great for baking, boiling, sautéing, steaming

  • Common Form:  Live
  • Region:  North Atlantic, USA
  • Seasonality:  Year-round
  • Latin Name: Homarus americanus
  • Common Name:  Lobster, Maine Lobster
  • Method of Grow-out: Wild
  • Method of Harvest:  Trap-caught

SHRIMP:

Great for baking, boiling, sautéing, steaming, grilling

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ATLANTIC OYSTERS:

Great for broiling, frying, grilling, raw

  • Common Form:  Live
  • Latin Name: Crassostrea virginica
  • Common Name:  Oyster, American oyster, Virginia oyster
  • Region:  North Atlantic; USA, Canada
  • Seasonality:  Year-roundMethod of Grow-out: Wild and Aquaculture Method of Harvest:  Hand-tonged/Hand harvested

BLUE MUSSELS:

Great for sautéing, smoking, steaming

  • Common Form:  Live
  • Latin Name: Mytilus edulis
  • Common Name:  Mussels, Blue Mussels
  • Region:  Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • Seasonality:  Year-round
  • Method of Grow-out: Rope-grown

Method of Harvest:  Hand-harvest

SEA SCALLOPS:

Great for baking, broiling, grilling, sautéing, smoking

  • Common Form:  Meats
  • Latin Name: Placopecten megallanicus
  • Common Name:  Sea Scallop
  • Region:  North Atlantic, USA
  • Seasonality:  Year-round
  • Method of Grow-out: Wild
  • Method of Harvest:  Trawl

HARD SHELL CLAMS:

Great for baking, sautéing, steaming

  • Common Form: Live
  • Latin Name: Mercenaria mercenaria
  • Common Name:  Quahog, Countneck, Littleneck, Topneck, Cherrystone, Chowder
  • Region:  North Atlantic, USA
  • Seasonality:  Year-round
  • Method of Grow-out: Wild
  • Method of Harvest:  Hand-raked

SOFT SHELL CLAMS:

Great for frying, steaming

  • Common Form: Live, Shucked meats
  • Latin Name: Mya arenaria
  • Common Name:  Soft shell clam, Steamer, Ipswich clam, Fryer
  • Region:  North Atlantic, USA
  • Seasonality:  Year-round
  • Method of Grow-out: Wild
  • Method of Harvest:  Hand-raked