Razor Clam
Razor Clam
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Other Names

Solen marginatus

French: couteau
Spanish: Pescadilla or Navajas
Italian: Merlano



This strange mollusk lives burrowed in the sand and is collected by hand. The razor clam can reach 25 cm (10”) in length and is usually six times longer than it is wide. The Atlantic razor clam is sharp enough to cut skin, while other species have an elliptical shape.

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