Clams (Hard)

Shape

Synonyms

Quahog

Edibility

Good

Regulations

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  • Bag Limit 150

  • Measurements Min Size: 1.5 in Total Length

  • License Required
    Shellfish license required

  • Additional Notes
    No harvest on Sunday. Prior to harvesting any shellfish, you must consult the Shellfish Growing Water Classification Charts

  • Additional Notes
    Minimum Size: 1 inch thick across hinge. Bag Limit: One 5 gallon bucket per harvester per day or two 5 gallon buckets per vessel per day, whichever is less.
    May not harvest half hour after official sunset until half hour before official sunrise.
    Go to FloridaAquaculture.com for allowable harvesting areas. Illegal to harvest from closed areas.

  • Additional Notes
    Minimum Size: 1 inch thick across hinge.
    May not harvest half hour after official sunset until half hour before official sunrise.
    Bag Limit: One 5 gallon bucket per harvester per day or two 5 gallon buckets per vessel per day, whichever is less.
    Go to FloridaAquaculture.com for allowable harvesting areas. Illegal to harvest from closed areas.

  • Bag Limit 100

  • Measurements Min Size: 1.5 in Total Length

  • Additional Notes
    Note: bag limit is reduced to 50 clams for non-residents.

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