Found in the deeper parts of the surf zone at 5-10 metres, the Moon Shell has a depth of flavour like no other clam. It’s characteristics consist of a beautiful mustard colouring, circular shell and firm textire. It has a large mantle and frill which is best removed before eating, and has a 20-25% meat to shell ratio. With its intense, sweet ocean flavour, high iodine notes and meaty characteristics, the Moon Shell is a clam for the aficionado who appreciates a unique experience.
The Moon Shell exhibits a strong sea spray aroma and an intense full flavour when eaten raw. When cooked, it has an exceptional, deep, venison aroma. Paired with a meaty yet delicate flavour, consisting of rich oceanic notes and a clean finish.