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Maine shellfishermen hope quahog explosion can help offset soft-shell clam losses

While soft-shell clams have become more scarce, harvesters have reported an explosion in the number of quahogs found in the town’s clam flats, said Devereaux, Brunswick’s marine resources officer. Read more here  08:09

With a cut in clamming licenses looming, Brunswick harvesters consider digging quahogs to save jobs

BRUNSWICK, Maine — Brunswick-area shellfish harvesters are looking at better management of the large, hard-shelled clams known as quahogs as one way to offset what could be a “significant” reduction in the number of commercial softshell clamming licenses in town. Largely due to the infestation of the predatory European green crab, [email protected]  20:57