Ocean Quahog

What is it: 

The ocean quahog is the longest living mollusc known, and may live for over 400 years. It is most commonly found in sandy and muddy sediments between 10 and 280m depth from all around Scotland, mainly offshore in the east of Scotland and northern North Sea. Seventy percent of the British records occur in Scotland but it is now in decline.


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