In Somerset and Worcester counties clams are a source of considerable value.
Fresh water clams were making groves in the mud.
Did American Clams Sail to Europe on Viking Ships?
Did American Clams Sail to Europe on viking ships?
In the inland waters salmon, trout, togue (Salvelinus namaycush), pickerel and bass abound; along the shore there are lobsters, clams and scallops (Pecten irradians); and off the shore are herring, alewives, mackerel, cod, halibut, haddock, smelts, hake, menhaden, porgies and porpoises.