A type of shelled mollusk that lives in the ocean. When cooked or eaten raw, they have a sweet and briny flavor.
Clams can be found all over the world, along various ocean shores.
Some call clams “steamers” because steaming them is a popular way to prepare them.
“Types of Clams” by Molly Watson (2019) https://www.thespruceeats.com/types-of clams-4067419