North Island Explorer: Guide to North Vancouver Island






































Pacific Littleneck Clam

Photo 1: A Pacific Littleneck Clam (Photo taken at Open Bay, Quadra Island.)


Pacific Littleneck Clam/Native Littleneck: Protothaca staminea


The name Pacific Littleneck Clam and Native Littleneck Clam are equally used to refer to this much sought after clam with both radial ribs and concentric rings. It makes a great 'steamer' along with the Manilla Clam.






Marine Life Guide to North Vancouver Island