Geoduck Industry May Expand Along Gulf

Aaron Selbig, KBBI – Homer

Geoducks are known in Chinese culture as “elephant trunk clams” because of their elongated necks, which can grow to more than three feet. Farming of the strange looking clam with the funny name is an $80-million a year industry in British Columbia and Washington State, where geoducks grow wild. Now, Homer Representative Paul Seaton would like to see them grown in communities along the Gulf of Alaska.

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