Blood Clam - Anadara tuberculosa  (Patas de Mula)

 

Shellfish  <<  Blood Clam

 Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Blood Clams,  Anadara tuberculosa   / ( Patas de Mula, Concha Negra)
 

Range:

World-wide

Seasonality:

Year-round

Method of Capture:

Farmed and Dredged

Sustainability Consideration:

Over-fishing has occured in some areas and farming in Asia has health problems associated with it. On the eastern coast of the United States blood clams are a novelty.

Size Range:

1 to 2 inches

Flavor and Texture:

Rich briny sweet mollusk flavor with a firm and chewy texture

Cooking Tips:

serve raw, lightly pickle, steam, acid cook (This is a staple in Peruvian ceviche.)