following extant species as valid:

  • Mercenaria campechiensis - Southern quahog
  • Mercenaria mercenaria - Northern quahog
  • Mercenaria stimpsoni - Venus clam
  • Mercenaria texana

Read more about Mercenaria:  Fossil Species

Other articles related to "mercenaria":

Hard Clam
... The hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria), also known as a quahog (or quahaug), round clam, or hard-shell (or hard-shelled) clam, is an edible marine bivalve mollusk which is native to the eastern shores of ... Older literature sources may use the systematic name Venus mercenaria this species is indeed in the family Veneridae, the venus clams ...
Michael A. Rice - Selected Publications
... fishing effort on the population structure of quahogs, Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus 1758) in Narragansett Bay ... uptake of dissolved free amino acids by northern quahogs, Mercenaria mercenaria and its relative importance to organic nitrogen deposition in ... Gonadal cycle of northern quahogs, Mercenaria mercenaria (Linne, 1758), from fished and non-fished subpopulations in Narragansett Bay ...